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04.085 (BF23)

Virgin Pigmy   

Ectoedemia argyropeza
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines: July-November.  Adults: May-June.

Larval foodplants


History 1860-2010

First for Dumfries & Galloway was 0f 30 leaf-mines found on Bennan (VC73, Kirkcudbrightshire) on 6th November 2017.

6 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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