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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade G Adult, 2 Leaf-mine.   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Cultivated and Wild Roses.

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 recorded200920042009
Number of records20244
Number of individuals9120
Unique positions14232
Unique locations15234
Adult records000
Immature records11124

For the region, we have a total of 44 records from 34 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0092 Stigmella anomalella 01 on Rosa
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.
Most records are of leafmines. Refer leafmines.co.uk.

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