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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Apr-May and again in Autumn

Forewing: 2.5-3.5mm.

Foodplant: Field Maple.

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 recorded19991999
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records714
Number of individuals1428
Unique positions510
Unique locations510
Adult records36
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 10 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1999.


0022 Ectoedemia louisella 03
© Paul Harris
0022 Ectoedemia louisella 02
© Jack Oughton
0022 Ectoedemia louisella 01 mines on Field Maple samara
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Similar species: 0021 Ectoedemia sericopeza.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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