4.026 .... B&F 0100
Stigmella oxyacanthella (Stainton, 1854)
Status .....At present, this moth is largely restricted to the Sherwood Forest and Mansfield areas of Nottinghamshire. However, should it be purposefully looked for, it is likely to turn up in other areas of the county. The mines are usually found on Hawthorn or Mountain Ash.
Leaf mine photographed on Hawthorn, Nettleworth Manor October 2013
Leaf mine photographed on Sorbus aucuparia at Warsop Main Pit Top August 2006   Leaf mine photographed on Malus sp, near Carburton September 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stigmella oxyacanthella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Martin Gray.

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Updated September 2023

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