Eriocrania salopiella

Yellow-headed Spring Jewel


Species Codes

B&F 10 RES 2.005

Other Names

Small Birch Purple

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Record Verification

Grade 2 adults can be confused with other species, so good quality photographs or possibly a specimen will be required if the recorder is not familiar with the species.

Grade R records of leafmines will only be accepted if the moth is reared and, in some cases, dissected.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Eriocrania salopiella (Small Birch Purple) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Eriocrania salopiella (Small Birch Purple) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Eriocrania salopiella (Small Birch Purple) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Eriocrania salopiella (Small Birch Purple) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

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