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04.023 (BF108)

Common Thorn Pigmy   

Stigmella crataegella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: June-August.  Adults fly May-June.

Larval foodplants

Hawthorn species.


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

5 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1975 2018 1975

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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