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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831893
Year last recorded18832001
Number of records13
Number of individuals00
Unique positions13
Unique locations13
Adult records11
Immature records02

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


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Species Account

Some records are of leaf mines.

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

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