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04.089 (BF37)

White-banded Pigmy   

Ectoedemia albifasciella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Rare.

See also Moth of the Week (18/11/2019)

Recording method

Often found resting on tree trunks.

Life cycle

Mines: August-October.  Adults: June.

Larval foodplants

Oak species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found on oak at Caerlaverock NNR, Dumfriesshire, on 16th November 2004, while the first for Wigtownshire was of leaf-mines found at Torrs Warren on 23rd September 2013.

32 record(s) from 16 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2022 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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