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04.095 (BF29)

Pinch-barred Pigmy   

Ectoedemia atricollis
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mine: August-April, overwintering as a full-fed larva.  Adults: June.

Larval foodplants

Hawthorn species, Apple species, or less frequently Pear and Wild Cherry.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data).

7 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 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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