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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: late Apr-May, Aug.

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: London Plane.

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 recorded20072007
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records36
Number of individuals36
Unique positions36
Unique locations36
Adult records00
Immature records36

For the region, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2007.


0321a Phyllonorycter platani 04
© Jack Oughton
0321a Phyllonorycter platani 03
© Jack Oughton
0321a Phyllonorycter platani 02 Mine on Oriental Plane
© Jack Oughton
0321a Phyllonorycter platani 01 mine
© M Parsons/Butterfly Conservation

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