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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Aug.

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

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 recorded189120041891
Year last recorded200920102010
Number of records4714122
Number of individuals7915188
Unique positions37482
Unique locations35478
Adult records3914106
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 122 records from 78 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


0774 Teleiodes luculella 02
© Martin Cade,
0774 Teleiodes luculella 01
© Tom Morris

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