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Stigmella confusella

Pale Birch Pigmy

Family: Nepticulidae

RES: 4.003 B&F: 117

Verification Grade (Mine):

Sparsely distributed, common resident. Larvae create distinctive linear galleries on Birch. Vacated mines can still be found later in the year.

Habitat: Woodland with Birch

Flight Season: June to August

Foodplant: Birch (Betula) in June-August

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Distribution in Kent

The map below shows the distribution of records of Stigmella confusella (Pale Birch Pigmy) within Kent. Use the control below to show data for a certain time period. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Click here for more information on how to submit data.

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Phenology

The graph below shows at which time of the year Stigmella confusella (Pale Birch Pigmy) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each period of the year, and use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

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Photo Gallery

Below is a gallery of Stigmella confusella (Pale Birch Pigmy) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email mothsinkent@gmail.com.

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records submitted Stigmella confusella (Pale Birch Pigmy) to the Kent database has varied since 1950. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each year, and use the control below to filter by a certain VC.

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External Links

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