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04.049 [B&F: 0055] Stigmella aeneofasciella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

 

A species with a disjointed distribution, found across southern England and from Lancashire northwards to Cumberland and Durham. In Hampshire there are a few scattered records and recorded once from the Isle of Wight at Shanklin in 1973, but not since. Wingspan 4.5-5.5 mm. The adult is metallic bronze and gold fasciae and purplish sheen, wingspan 4.5 to 6mm, but records will only be accepted if bred from mines or dissected. The larvae causes a blotch mine on the leaves of agrimony and cinquefoil (Potentilla) species, in two generations.

Flightime guide
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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
Martin Down NNR (SU01)17-Nov-2005-Green, David G Larval
VC10 Isle of Wight
Shanklin (SZ58)1973-Ffennell, DWHMine
VC11 South Hampshire
Winchester (SU42)1959-Ffennell, DWHMine
Botley Wood (SU50)28-Apr-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Warsash Common (SU50)22-Aug-2008-Budd, Philip Mine
Warsash Common (SU50)04-Sep-2008-Budd, Philip Mine
Botley Wood (SU51)16-Jul-2009twoWheeler, Keith Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Itchen Abbas (SU53)1972-Ffennell, DWHAdult
Bramdean Common (SU62)08-Oct-1996twoLangmaid, JR; Emmet, AM; Thirlwell, IRMine
Bentley Station Meadow (SU74)28-Aug-1998-Green, David G Larval
Bentley Station Meadow (SU74)10-Oct-1998-Green, David G Larval
Pyestock (SU85)01-Sep-2001-Edmunds, RDMine
Fleet (SU85)01-Sep-2001-Edmunds, RDLarval

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