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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Honeysuckle.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC64
Year first recorded189418591983
Year last recorded189419492014
Number of records175
Number of individuals093
Unique positions155
Unique locations154
Adult records170
Immature records005

For the county, we have a total of 13 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


0590 Perittia obscurepunctella 03 larva in mine on Lonicera
© Dave Shenton
0590 Perittia obscurepunctella 02 larva in mine on Lonicera
© Dave Shenton
0590 Perittia obscurepunctella 01 mine on Lonicera
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC64. Colton Hagg Wood, 22.7.1983, a single tenanted mine on honeysuckle (KGP). [last Yorkshire record].
 

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