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04.041 (BF66)

Barred Rowan Pigmy   

Stigmella sorbi
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: June-July.  Adults fly in May.

Larval foodplants

Rowan (and occasionally other Sorbus species), Cotoneaster simonsii.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at unknown sites in Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire by persons unknown prior to 1975 (MOGBI data).

20 record(s) from 15 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1994 2020 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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