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Stigmella suberivora (Stainton, 1869)

Holm-oak Pigmy
4.0570 (B&F: 85)

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


The earliest notice of this moth in both halves of the county on AM Emmet's national distribution map published in 1976. "Many" larval mines were identified feeding on evergreen oak at Chichester in April 2002, and Brighton in October 2007. Also 3 found three (Lamberhurst) 2006 and one St Helens, Hastings 2009. (Pratt, 2011)

Stigmella suberivora (Stainton, 1869)
vacated mine on Holm Oak
Church Norton, 25 xii 2011
Photo: Tony Davis
Stigmella suberivora (Stainton, 1869)
vacated mine on holm oak
Wakehurst Place, 10 xi 2012
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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