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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun,

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Downy Birch, Silver Birch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20042003188320011883
Year last recorded20102012201420132012
Number of records643173
Number of individuals1033262
Unique positions342263
Unique locations341953
Adult records642772
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 51 records from 34 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.133 Cochylis nana 02
© Terry Box, 4 Jun 2012
49.133 Cochylis nana 01
© Charlie Streets, 27 Apr 2011

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common throughout all five vice-counties.

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