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Micropterix mansuetella
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Micropterix tunbergella

(Fabricius, 1784)1 / 1.001

Uncommon resident.

Rests on trunks of Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus and Beech Fagus sylvatica, and flowers of Sycamore and Bluebell Hyacinthoides non-scripta in woodland, and flies in sunshine around Hawthorn Crataegus spp. flowers in old hedgerows.

Early stages not described.

Recorded in 31 (22%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 8-11 mm.
Flight: May - June.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18/05/20223VC40 - ShropshireSO37
11/06/20211VC40 - ShropshireSO59
25/04/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
11/06/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ30
31/05/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO88
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