54 (Gold-edged Pigmy), Stigmella auromarginella Richardson, 1890
Status and ecology:
National Status: pRDB2
Not recorded in Sussex. In Britain, only known from the coast of Dorset although may be over-looked elsewhere due to the similarity of its leaf mine to S. aurella. The larvae mine the leaves of bramble and are continuously brooded (MBGBI).
bred ex larva on bramble
Dorset, 16 i 2012 Photo: Tony Davis
Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.