|0066 ~ Stigmella sorbi|
Resident. Rather local in the south of England, becoming more common further north into Scotland.
Recorded in the north and west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 5-7mm.
Many species of Stigmella are similar. A good way of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine in the foodplant.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant grows.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the underside of the leaf. Larva forms as a long sinuous gallery leading into a blotch. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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