4.010 Nut-tree Pigmy Stigmella microtheriella (Stainton, 1854)

Family
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Penpont on 12th October 1958 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: None.
 
VC73
First was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 1975 (MOGBI data).
Other sites: None.
 
VC74
First was of leaf-mines found at Cairnryan on 6th October 1963 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Lady Bay on Loch Ryan.
 
Life cycle
Bivoltine. Mine season is during June to July and September to November.
 
Larval foodplants
Hazel and Hornbeam.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
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