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04.030 (BF99)

Greenish Thorn Pigmy   

Stigmella hybnerella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

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

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).

22 record(s) from 13 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2018 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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