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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 3mm.

Foodplant: Dogwood.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1868
Year last recorded1868
Number of records1
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1868.


0159 Antispila treitschkiella 04 reared ex mine on Dogwood
© Dave Shenton
0159 Antispila treitschkiella 03 larva in movable case
© Dave Shenton
0159 Antispila treitschkiella 02 larva in mine
© Dave Shenton
0159 Antispila treitschkiella 01 tenanted mine
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A single old record which is considerably further north than other British records, but which was included without comment by Emmet (MBGBI 1).

2013 (CHF): This record is still a long way north of any other records and is considered unreliable. For details on separating this species from Antispila metalella, please see that species.

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