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04.008 (BF114)

White-barred Alder Dot   White-barred Alder Pigmy

Stigmella glutinosae
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines: July, September-October.  Adults fly in August.

Larval foodplant

Common Alder.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire, on 6th October 1963 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton and bred on, emerging 7th June 1964, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 1975 (MOGBI data).

3 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1963 2022 1950
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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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