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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 3-4mm.

Foodplant: Oxe-eye Daisy.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded20121859188319982003
Year last recorded20142008201420132006
Number of records1342784
Number of individuals13132104
Unique positions542071
Unique locations542071
Adult records1332174
Immature records01300

For the county, we have a total of 56 records from 37 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 07 mine on ox-eye daisy
© Andy Nunn
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 06
© David Ashton 4th June 2014
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 05 mine on Oxeye Daisy
© Dave Shenton
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 04 free-living larva
© Dave Shenton
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 03 tenanted mine
© Dave Shenton
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 02
© Ian Marshall, 17 Aug 2012
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 5 Jun 2004

Species Account


Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Askham, York, 16.5.1998 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 29.5.2003, 8.8.2004 det. HEB (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
 

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