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National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831883
Year last recorded20122005
Number of records22
Number of individuals21
Unique positions22
Unique locations22
Adult records12
Immature records10

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Similar species: Main confusion species are C. betulella, and C. ibipennella.

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