Stigmella lemniscella

Beautiful Elm Dot


Species Codes

B&F 63 RES 4.043

Other Names

Red Elm Pigmy

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Species Account

Mine very similar to S. ulmivora. If vacated, need to check which side of leaf the larva exited the mine. In lemniscella, the larva exits on the upperside of the leaf.

""The larva is yellow. 


Elm (Ulmus)

Record Verification

Grade L records of leafmines will require either the leaf or a good photograph.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Stigmella lemniscella (Red Elm Pigmy) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Stigmella lemniscella (Red Elm Pigmy) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Stigmella lemniscella (Red Elm Pigmy) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

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