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0090  ~ Stigmella tiliae
UK Status

Resident. A woodland species found locally through England and Wales

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2016 at Breidden Hill in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 4.5-6mm.

Confusion species


Many species in this group are very similar. One of the best ways of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine.)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Small-leaved Lime

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms a highly contorted mine throughout the leaf. Pupates spun on the leaf.
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