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15.078 (BF356)

Elm Midget   

Phyllonorycter tristrigella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: June-July, August-October.  Adults fly May-June, August-September.

Larval foodplants

Elm species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Langholm, Dumfriesshire, on 11th October 1952 by D. A. B. Macnicol, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was of leaf-mines found at Lochanhead on 12th October 1952.

2 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1952 1952
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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