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0104 ~ Stigmella magdalenae
UK Status

Resident. Common in the north and west of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

A few old records from the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 3-5mm.

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+?)


Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Rowan.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs are laid on the underside of the leaf. Larva forms a contorted gallery often doubling back over earlier workings. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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Montgomeryshire photos