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04.036 (BF72)

Bilberry Pigmy   

Stigmella myrtillella
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mine: July, September-October.  Adults fly May-June, August.

Larval foodplants

Blaeberry (Bilberry).


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data). No records from Kirkcudbrightshire or Wigtownshire.

3 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2015
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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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