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0087 ~ Stigmella svenssoni
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and uncommon.

Montgomeryshire Status

Two records in the county, the last at Llanidloes in 1990.

Wingspan :   M & F, 6-7mm.

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 (Unknown)


Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Oak.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs are laid on the underside of the leaf. Larva forms an irregular gallery. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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