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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: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Wild and cultivated Juniper.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1883
Year last recorded2007
Number of records5
Number of individuals3
Unique positions4
Unique locations4
Adult records5
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1883.


35.022 Dichomeris marginella 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Huddersfield by PI (Porritt, 1883-86), 'requires confirmation' (Porritt, 1904); Old Rossington, one on 26.7.1983 (RIH). [FIRST CONFIRMED COUNTY RECORD].

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