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04.016 (BF94)

Plain Rose Pigmy   

Stigmella spinosissimae
Leaf Mine: R
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines: July and September.  Mines are indistinguishable from those of S. anomalella.  Adults fly in May and August.

Larval foodplants

Burnet Rose only.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Ardwell, Wigtownshire, on 18th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1994
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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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