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04.100 (BF35)

Broken-barred Pigmy   

Ectoedemia minimella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mine: July-October.  Adults: May-June.

Larval foodplants

Birch species.  Less frequently, Hazel.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway were found at unknown sites in Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire by persons unknown between 1961-2001 (Scottish micro-moth data).

16 record(s) from 12 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2021 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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