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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May, and Aug.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Mugwort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1900
Year last recorded1900
Number of records1
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1900.


15.021 Leucospilapteryx omissella 02 leaf mine on Mugwort
© Dave Shenton
15.021 Leucospilapteryx omissella 01 leaf mine on Mugwort
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Skipwith, 1900 by CDA (Porritt, 1904).

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