Main: (Bucculatricidae / Bucculatricinae)
14.013 [B&F: 0276] Bucculatrix demaryella (Duponchel, 1840)

 

Local in open woodland, heathland, moorland and bogs throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight there are very few records of this species and, although it has been reported in the past from all three vice-counties, it is seen in any number only in Botley Wood. Wingspan 8-9 mm. Larva mines leaves of Birch, Hazel and Sweet Chestnut, over-wintering as a pupa.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
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Larval

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)19-May-2002oneGreen, David G Adult
VC10 Isle of Wight
Havenstreet (SZ59)07-Aug-1987-Langmaid, John Mine
Firestone Copse (SZ58)07-Aug-1987oneLangmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, ECLarval
VC11 South Hampshire
Curbridge HWT NR (SU51)1969-UnknownLarval
Botley Wood (SU50)26-Aug-1985oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Botley Wood (SU50)24-Aug-1986oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHLarval feeding signs
Chandlers Ford (SU42)01-May-2000-Elliott, Brian Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)11-May-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)20-May-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)18-Sep-2020oneDickson, RichardAdult
VC22 West Berkshire (Hants county)
Mortimer (SU66)18-Sep-1994oneDennis, GrahamMine

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