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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

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

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Honeysuckle.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded189518591883
Year last recorded201320112014
Number of records3413
Number of individuals115
Unique positions3413
Unique locations3413
Adult records138
Immature records215

For the county, we have a total of 20 records from 20 sites. First recorded in 1859.


0354 Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella 03 ex mine on snowberry
© Andy Nunn
0354 Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella 02 ex mine on snowberry
© Andy Nunn
0354 Phyllonorycter emberizaepennella 01 mine on Honeysuckle
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Most records are of leaf mines.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and generally uncommon.

Argus 56, 2008:
VC62. Nunthorpe, 5.6.2008 (AJW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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