4.014 .... B&F 0098
Stigmella catharticella (Stainton, 1853)
Status .....Probably a widespread moth in Nottinghamshire, with the leaf mines being easy to find at most sites where Buckthorn grows. This includes roadside hedgerows.
Leaf mine photographed on Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) at Penny Pasture Common, Eakring Meadows NR October 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stigmella catharticella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Jerry Clough.

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Updated September 2023

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