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04.055 (BF81)

Beech Pigmy   

Stigmella hemargyrella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants



The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Whithorn, Wigtownshire, on 12th October 1959 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, who also found the first for Dumfriesshire on the Drumlanrig Estate on 18th May 1975, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 1975 (MOGBI data).

27 record(s) from 18 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2022 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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