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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

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

Flight time: May-mid Jun.

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Oak spp.

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 recorded188519931885
Year last recorded201020042010
Number of records23250
Number of individuals13128
Unique positions18240
Unique locations18240
Adult records000
Immature records13230

For the region, we have a total of 50 records from 40 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0038 Ectoedemia subbimaculella 01 tenanted mine on Oak
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

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

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