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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

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

Flight time: Two generations, May and Aug.

Forewing: 2mm.

Foodplant: Smooth-leaved willows.

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 recorded200319991999
Year last recorded201020042010
Number of records5316
Number of individuals7218
Unique positions3312
Unique locations3312
Adult records000
Immature records5214

For the region, we have a total of 16 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1999.


0070 Stigmella obliquella 01
© Jenny Seawright
0070 Stigmella obliquella 02
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

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

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