Species Account

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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 3 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 2mm.

Foodplant: Rowan.

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 recorded19671967
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records24
Number of individuals612
Unique positions24
Unique locations24
Adult records00
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1967.


0103 Stigmella nylandriella 03
© Jack Oughton
0103 Stigmella nylandriella 02
© Jack Oughton
0103 Stigmella nylandriella 01 on Sorbus acuparia
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

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

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