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4.041 ~ 0066 ~ Stigmella sorbi ~ Barred Rowan Pigmy
UK Status

Resident. Rather local in the south of England, becoming more common further north into Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Scattered records from across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 5-7mm.

Confusion species

Many species of Stigmella are similar. A good way of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine in the foodplant.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant grows.



Lifestage data

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).
Montgomeryshire photos