Main: (Cosmopterigidae / Cosmopteriginae)
34.010 [B&F: 0897] Cosmopterix lienigiella Lienig & Zeller, 1846

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) in reed-beds throughout south-eastern England. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight mainly confined to the coast and recorded inland in recent years only from the Leckford estate. Wingspan 10-13 mm. Similar to the other British Cosmopterix species, but yellowish brown, where the other species are black and orange. Larva mines leaves of Common Reed, over-wintering in a cocoon.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 7
                     
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Total records
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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 8
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
The Wilderness, nr. Rooksley (SZ58)22-Sep-1977-Emmet, AM; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Bradley, JD; Uffen, RWJMine
Centurion's Hill (SZ68)13-Oct-2005-Green, Dave & Clarke, SusanLarval
Brading (SZ68)13-Oct-2005-Green, Dave & Clarke, SusanLarval
Freshwater (SZ38)14-Oct-2005-Green, Dave & Clarke, SusanLarval
Freshwater (SZ38)14-Oct-2005-Green, Dave & Clarke, SusanLarval
Yarmouth (SZ38)08-Oct-2006oneLangmaid, JR; Biggs, DT; Wall, MJ; Norriss, TJMine
Yarmouth (SZ38)08-Oct-2006-Langmaid, JohnMine (vacated)
Seaview (SZ69)12-Oct-2006-Biggs, David Mine
Seaview (SZ69)12-Oct-2006-Biggs, David Mine
Afton Marsh (SZ38)03-Jul-2014-Elliott, Brian Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)07-Jun-2016onePlummer, Stephen Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)11-Jul-2016twoOutlaw, Iain Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)15-Jul-2016fivePlummer, Stephen Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)15-Jul-2016fiveOutlaw, Iain Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)14-Jun-2017onePlummer, Stephen Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)15-Jun-2017oneOutlaw, Iain Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)15-Jun-2017onePlummer, Stephen Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)25-Jun-2017twoBarden, Phil Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)01-Jul-201750Clarke, JulianAdult
Freshwater (SZ38)06-Jul-201710Clarke, JulianAdult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)25-Jun-201916Barden, Phil Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)27-Jun-2019twoBarden, Phil Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)02-Jul-2019twoBarden, Phil Adult
Afton Marsh (SZ38)01-Nov-2020oneDavies, Sue Adult
VC11 South Hampshire
Browndown (SZ59)30-Oct-198213Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHMine
Hayling Island (SZ79)17-Oct-1996-Langmaid, John & Thirlwell, IanLarval
Lower Titchfield Haven NR (SU50)21-Oct-1996-Langmaid, John & Thirlwell, IanLarval
Hayling Island (SZ79)14-Oct-1997-Langmaid, JR; Koster, JCLarval
Bury saltmarsh, Marchwood (SU31)08-Sep-1998oneLangmaid, JR; Jansen, MGMMine
Hayling Island (SZ79)29-Sep-1998-Langmaid, JR; O'Keeffe, DLarval
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)10-Sep-2000fiveJeffes, Mike Mine
Hayling Island (SZ79)17-Oct-2000-Elliott, Brian & Langmaid, JohnMine
Mercury Basin (SU40)23-Sep-2003-Green, Dave & Clarke, SusanLarval
Hayling Island (SZ79)31-Oct-2003-Langmaid, John & Thirlwell, IanMine
Fawley (SU40)31-Jul-2004oneGreen, David G Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (SU50)13-Jul-2008oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (SU50)14-Jul-2008oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)04-Oct-2014-Seawright, Jenny Mine
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)04-Oct-2014twoSeawright, Jenny Larval
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)17-Jun-2017oneHeppenstall, Brian Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford Estate (SU33)30-Oct-1988-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHMine
Testcombe (SU33)22-Sep-2003-Green, Dave & Clarke, SusanLarval

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