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Stigmella tityrella (Stainton, 1854)

Small Beech Pigmy
4.0340 (B&F: 77)

Synonym(s):
Stigmella turicella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Nepticuloidea
    »Family: Nepticulidae
      »Subfamily: Nepticulinae
        »Tribe: Nepticulini

Common

Resident. Larvae are widespread and often fairly common and common amongst deciduous woodland in the far west, but perhaps seriously under-recorded elsewhere. Double-brooded, flying mainly during May and August. Larvae feed on beech. (Pratt, 2011)

Stigmella tityrella (Stainton, 1854)
mine on beech
Hampshire, 03 xi 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Stigmella tityrella (Stainton, 1854)
Bracklesham, 31 x 2013
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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