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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: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Alder

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC63
Year first recorded18681893
Year last recorded18682003
Number of records14
Number of individuals03
Unique positions13
Unique locations13
Adult records14
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1868.
 

Photos


0019 Bohemannia quadrimaculella 01
© Terry Box, 6 Aug 2016

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local and very rare.

2012 (CHF): Probably more common than the very few records suggest. Unlike most of the Nepticulidae this species does not make distinctive leaf mines. Most records are obtained by beating alders though it can also be found flying round alders on sunny days.
 

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