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04.031 (BF99a)

Wild-service Pigmy   

Stigmella mespilicola
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis), Common Whitebeam (Sorbus aria agg.), Swedish Whitebeam (Sorbus intermedia).


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire sometime between the years 1974-94 by A. M. Emmet.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1974
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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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