4.009 Silver-barred Alder Pigmy Stigmella alnetella (Stainton, 1856)

Family
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae.
 
Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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VC72
No records.
 
VC73
No records.
 
VC74
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines on alder found at Kirkcolm on 24th September 2013.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
Bivoltine. Mine season is during July and September to October.
 
Larval foodplant
Alder.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Kevin McCabe, Kirkcolm, 24 September 2013

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