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04.043 (BF63)

Red Elm Pigmy   

Stigmella lemniscella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: June-July, September-November.  Adults May, August.

Larval foodplants

Elm species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Langholm, Dumfriesshire, on 11th October 1952 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton and bred on, emerging 6th February 1953, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 1975 (MOGBI data), with the Wigtownshire first being of leaf-mines found at Glen Dunskey on 22nd September 2013.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 1961 1952

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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