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04.058 (BF89)

Base-spotted Pigmy   

Stigmella basiguttella
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines:  June-July, September-November.  Adults: May-June, July-August.

Larval foodplants

Oak species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at the Devil’s Beef Tub, near Moffat, Dumfriesshire, on 27th September 1977.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1977
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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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