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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Evergreen Oak.

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 recorded20102010
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records12
Number of individuals24
Unique positions12
Unique locations12
Adult records00
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2010.


0036a Ectoedemia heringella 03
© Jack Oughton
0036a Ectoedemia heringella 02 tenanted mine
© Dave Shenton
0036a Ectodemia heringella 01 on Quercus ilex
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.
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