Nepticulidae

0020 (ABH4.076) Ectoedemia decentella, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

KR00246

 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 5-8mm.
Foodplant(s): Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)
Flying: Two generations, June and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 5 (1.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 May to 28 August

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