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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 3 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded199818681883
Year last recorded199818831883
Number of records121
Number of individuals000
Unique positions121
Unique locations121
Adult records021
Immature records100

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0301 Parornix betulae.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local and there is no recent record.

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