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04.003 (BF117)

Pale Birch Dot   Pale Birch Pigmy

Stigmella confusella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mine: July-August.  Adults fly in May.

Larval foodplants

Birch species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway were found at unknown sites in Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire by persons unknown prior to 1975 (MOGBI data).

11 record(s) from 10 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1975 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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