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Species Account for Lyonetia clerkella

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Lyonetia clerkella  (Linnaeus, 1758) 21.001
Apple Leaf Miner
Lepidoptera: micromoths: Lyonetiidae

Lyonetia clerkella 5 Copyright: Graham Ekins

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Taxonomic group: micro moths (Lepidoptera: micromoths) - County data

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Verification Grade: Adult:

Records: 822
First Record: 1981
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 41
Pre-1992 hectads: 16
Total hectads: 45
Additional Phenology Data


Lyonetia clerkella 5
Lyonetia clerkella 5
pupa case
pupa case
apple leafminer
apple leafminer
Lyonetia clerkella fuscous form.
Lyonetia clerkella fuscous form.
Lyonetia clerkella.
Lyonetia clerkella.

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 448 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 822 records with habitat detail and method information)

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