|0110 ~ Stigmella betulicola|
Resident. Widely distributed and locally common.
Rarely recorded on the western edge of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 4-5mm.
Many species of Stigmella are similar. A good way of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine in the foodplant.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found, especially in heathy places.
Leaf miner. Eggs are laid on the underside of the leaf. Larva forms a contorted gallery. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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