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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Poplar.

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 recorded188520081885
Year last recorded201020082010
Number of records10122
Number of individuals6114
Unique positions9120
Unique locations9120
Adult records4110
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 22 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0368 Phyllocnistis unipunctella 02 tenanted mine
© Dave Shenton
0368 Phyllocnistis unipunctella 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

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