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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Elm.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded201118592010
Year last recorded201118592014
Number of records2118
Number of individuals2045
Unique positions2113
Unique locations2114
Adult records210
Immature records0018

For the county, we have a total of 21 records from 17 sites. First recorded in 1859.


14.007 Bucculatrix albedinella 02 leaf mines on Elm
© Dave Shenton
14.007 Bucculatrix albedinella 01
© Ian Marshall, 6 May 2011

Species Account

Argus 60, 2010:
VC63. Branton, mine 20.11.2010 (SRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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