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4.004 ~ 0090 ~ Stigmella tiliae ~ Lime Pigmy
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)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


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.
Montgomeryshire photos