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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 3 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 2.5-3mm.

Foodplant: Aspen.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded19671967
Year last recorded20072007
Number of records714
Number of individuals151302
Unique positions612
Unique locations714
Adult records00
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 14 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1967.


0023 Ectoedemia argyropeza 01 on Populus tremula
© Jenny Seawright
0023 Ectoedemia argyropeza 02 on Populus tremula
© Jenny Seawright
0023 Ectoedemia argyropeza 03 on Populus tremula
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.
Most records are of leafmines. Refer leafmines.co.uk

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