4.001 Sorrel Pigmy Enteucha acetosae (Stainton, 1854)

Family
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae.
 
Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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VC72
No records.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway and Scotland was of a mine found on Rumex acetosa at Aucheninnes Moss on 13th June 1981 and bred on.
Other sites: None.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
Probably three overlapping generations from April to late October. Mine season is during May to June and August to October.
 
Larval foodplants
Sheep's Sorrel and Common Sorrel.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
Smallest British moth.
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