The UK status and distribution is insufficiently known.
Found in woodland in south-eastern England from Kent to Wiltshire and Dorset.
New for Norfolk in 2020 when a male was determined by Gen. Det. at North Elmham (D. Appleton, 11/08/2020)
Both Zimmermannia atrifrontella and Zimmermannia longicaudella mine in the bark of Oak and are indistinguishable from each other in this stage. Please record mines as the aggregate - Zimmermannia atrifrontella/longicaudella
Verification Grade Comment: mine not possible to differentiate from longicaudella
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
|Mine: Moth needs to be reared and, in some cases, possibly dissected. |
Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.