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Stigmella pyri (Glitz, 1865)

(Pear-tree Pigmy)
4.0270 (B&F: 101)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Nepticuloidea
  »Family: Nepticulidae
   »Subfamily: Nepticulinae
    »Tribe: Nepticulini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

By 1975 this proposed Red Data Book Class 2 moth has been recorded in the county under unspecified circumstances feeding on pear by A.M. Emmet at a site in West Sussex. Nothing else is know about pyri in the county, except that the 1800 records are definitely in error. (Pratt, 2011)

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Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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