Phyllonorycter stettinensis (Nicelli, 1852)
Small Alder Midget
15.0790 (B&F: 357)
The first East Sussex specimen was encountered in Ashdown Forest in 1983. There have since been a few more East Sussex records all on the same foodplant – alder.
The initial West Sussex record was in St Leonards Forest in 1962. There have been several subsequent records – all on alder. (Pratt, 2011).