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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

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

Flight time: Probably two generations, Apr-May and Aug.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Alder.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19951859192218832010
Year last recorded20141992201420142010
Number of records33493
Number of individuals41610
Unique positions33493
Unique locations33493
Adult records12230
Immature records21263

For the county, we have a total of 22 records from 22 sites. First recorded in 1859.


15.082 Phyllonorycter klemannella 03 ex mine on alder
© Andy Nunn
15.082 Phyllonorycter klemannella 02 ex mine on alder
© Andy Nunn
15.082 Phyllonorycter klemannella 01 ex mine on Alder
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and seldom common.

Beaumont, 2002: VC61. Rabbit Warren Wood, Dunnington, reared 31.5.1995 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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