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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 4-6mm.

Foodplant: Larch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2009201020062006
Year last recorded2010201020142013
Number of records2166
Number of individuals2166
Unique positions1162
Unique locations1162
Adult records2166
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 15 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 2006.


0401 Argyresthia laevigatella 01
© Charlie Streets, June 30th 2010.

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Fairly common among larch throughout vice-counties 62 and 63 and recorded sparsely from vice-counties 64 and 65.

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