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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Elm.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20061981
Year last recorded20062014
Number of records19
Number of individuals2107
Unique positions18
Unique locations18
Adult records02
Immature records17

For the county, we have a total of 10 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1981.


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Species Account

Similar species: Confusion species are 0496 C. milvipennis, 0498 C. alnifoliae, and 0497 C. badiipennella.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species has been confused with others and of the two old published County records one refers to C. milvipennis (Zeller) and the other is unsubstantiated.
VC63. Sprotburgh, 27.6.1981, 1.6.1982, cases fairly common on elm (Beaumont, 1982b), recorded subsequently (HEB).

Argus 52, 2006:
VC61. Grimston Wood, feeding signs and two cases on elm 20.7.2006 (JOHS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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