4.026 Common Fruit-tree Pigmy Stigmella oxyacanthella (Stainton, 1854)

Family
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data).
Other sites: None.
 
VC73
First was of leaf-mines found at Lochaber Loch on 22nd September 2001.
Other sites: None.
 
VC74
First was of leaf-mines found at Kirkcolm on 24th September 2013.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
Univoltine. Mine season is during September to October.
 
Larval foodplants
Apple, Hawthorn, Pear, Wild Service and occasionally Rowan.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
We would appreciate any further details of the above VC72 record.
© Kevin McCabe, Kirkcolm, 24 September 2013

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