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04.007 (BF112)

Short-barred Dot   Short-barred Pigmy

Stigmella luteella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines: August-November.  Adults fly May-July.

Larval foodplants

Birch species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway were found at unknown sites in Dumfriesshire and Wigtownshire by persons unknown prior to 1975 (MOGBI data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found near Dalry on 19th June 2000.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1961 2000 2022
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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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