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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Sep-Nov.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Hazel.

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 recorded188520031885
Year last recorded201020062010
Number of records522108
Number of individuals764160
Unique positions42288
Unique locations40284
Adult records9120
Immature records38076

For the region, we have a total of 108 records from 84 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0342 Phyllonorycter coryli 02 leaf mines
© Dave Shenton
0342 Phyllonorycter coryli 01 on Corylus
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

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