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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, Jul-Sep

Forewing: 3mm

Foodplant: Grey poplar, white poplar

Regional breakdown:

 VC61
Year first recorded2013
Year last recorded2013
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records0
Immature records1

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 2013.
 

Photos


0369 Phyllocnistis xenia 03 mine on white poplar
© Andy Nunn
0369 Phyllocnistis xenia 02 leaf mine on Populus
© Dave Shenton
0369 Phyllocnistis xenia 01 mine on white poplar
© Andy Nunn

Species Account


Argus 69, 2013: An unexpected occurrence and north of other British records. This taxon is accorded specific rank in the new checklist, some authors regard it as a junior synonym of P.labyrinthella (Bjerkander).
VC63. Easington, mine on white poplar 29.9.2013 (ADN). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
 

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