4.045 .... B&F 0050
Stigmella aurella (Fabricius, 1775)
Status .....This is a widespread and very common moth, found in any habitat type where the leaf mines are easily found on Bramble. The mines turn silvery during the Winter months, making them even more conspicuous. Because of this, the mines can easily be recorded throughout the Winter months.
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Leaf mines on Bramble, photographed at Lound Wood January 2005
 
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Leaf mine on Bramble, photographed at Mapperley, Nottingham October 2010
 
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Leaf mines on Geum urbanum, photographed at Mapperley, Nottingham October 2010
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stigmella aurella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Tim Sexton. Richard Rogers. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Jerry Clough. Stephen Palmer.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated October 2017

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