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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Hornbeam.

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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded19941994
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records48
Number of individuals2856
Unique positions48
Unique locations48
Adult records00
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 8 records from 8 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1994.
 

Photos


0343 Phyllonorycter esperella 02
© Jack Oughton
0343 Phyllonorycter esperella 01 mines on Hornbeam
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


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