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Kent Moth Group


Dialectica scalariella

Echium Leaf-miner

Family: Gracillariidae

RES: 15.0201 B&F: 311a

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First recorded in Britain in Kent in 2004.
Subsequently found to be resident in the Dungeness area in October 2022, the first confirmed breeding in Britain. 

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Distribution in Kent

The map below shows the distribution of records of Dialectica scalariella (Echium Leaf-miner) within Kent. Use the control below to show data for a certain time period. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Click here for more information on how to submit data.

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Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records submitted Dialectica scalariella (Echium Leaf-miner) to the Kent database has varied since 1950. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each year, and use the control below to filter by a certain VC.

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