Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.051 Stigmella poterii (Stainton, 1857)
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the larva is yellow

Food Plant: Sanguisorba minor (Salad Burnet), Rubus chamaemorus (Cloudberry), Potentilla erecta (Tormentil).

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: A gallery following the leaf-edge. The larva is amber yellow, head brown (whereas S.aeneofasciella is a pale watery yellow). Mine shown is on Potentilla erecta.

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Bradley No: 59

Data: 14.x.2005, Strath Vagastie, VC108

Image:© Duncan Williams

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