Main: (Gracillariidae / Gracillariinae)
15.0201 [B&F: 0311a] Dialectica scalariella (Zeller, 1850)

 

Suspected rare immigrant, or perhaps accidentally imported, from southern Europe. First recorded in Britain, in Kent, in September 2004, with a second record on St Mary's, Isles of Scilly on 24 August 2019. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-11 mm. Larva mines leaves of Purple Viper's-bugloss.

Update: New record for Scilly, August 2019

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