4.056 .... B&F 0065
Stigmella speciosa (Frey, 1858)
Status .....Certainly quite an easy leaf miner to find in the Mansfield area and with a record also coming from south-west Nottinghamshire, this moth should be more common and widespread. The larvae mine the leaves of Sycamore.
Recently vacated leaf mine photographed on Sycamore at Nettleworth Manor, August 2012
Old leaf mines photographed on Sycamore at Nettleworth Manor, November 2006
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stigmella speciosa
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Jerry Clough. Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2019

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