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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep, overwinters through to following Spring.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Ash.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20101859199720041883
Year last recorded20132014201220122011
Number of records21591310
Number of individuals21591413
Unique positions113575
Unique locations113575
Adult records21591310
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 49 records from 31 sites. First recorded in 1859.


16.010 Zelleria hepariella 04
© Andy Nunn
16.010 Zelleria hepariella 03
© Terry Box, 12 May 2017
16.010 Zelleria hepariella 02
© Damian Money
16.010 Zellaria hepariella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 6 Apr 2007

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Rossington, 19.8.1997, 9.10.1999 (RIH). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2004:
VC64. Baildon, 1.8.2004 det. HEB (DP). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 60, 2010: Has been recorded more frequently during the past decade.
VC61. North Ferriby, 9.8.2010 (IM). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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