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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: May-Jun.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

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 recorded19371937
Year last recorded19971997
Number of records612
Number of individuals816
Unique positions510
Unique locations612
Adult records12
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 12 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1937.


0138 Lampronia fuscatella 01 gall and exit hole on Birch
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

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