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Stigmella salicis (Stainton, 1854)

Sallow Pigmy
4.0350 (B&F: 68)

Synonym(s):
Stigmella auritella (Skåla, 1939)


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

Common

A resident species. Larval mines occur sparingly in damp habitats in both vice-counties. Increasing, but perhaps under recorded throughout the county. Double brooded, flying mainly during April and May and again in August. Larvae feed on sallow including grey willow, eared sallow, and goat willow. (Pratt, 2011)

Stigmella salicis (Stainton, 1854)
mine on Salix egg underside
Kent, 21 ix 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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