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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Birch and Alder.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19971859188318831883
Year last recorded20142012201420132006
Number of records193042193
Number of individuals193233396
Unique positions92029142
Unique locations71826122
Adult records192837182
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 113 records from 65 sites. First recorded in 1859.


0770 Carpatolechia proximella 04
© Terry Box
0770 Carpatolechia proximella 03
© Terry Box, 26 May 2017
0770 Carpatolechia proximella 02
© Dave Williamson
0770 Carpatolechia proximella 01
© Terry Box, 20 May 2010

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and common throughout all five vice-counties.

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