Nepticulidae

0074 (ABH4.040) Stigmella assimilella, (Zeller, 1848)

KR00147

Stigmella assimilella mine on Aspen
Stigmella assimilella mine on Aspen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Stigmella assimilella mine on Aspen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Stigmella assimilella mine on Aspen
Stigmella assimilella mine on Aspen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm
Foodplant(s): Aspen (Populus tremula), White Poplar (Populus alba)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 11 (4.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2017

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 August to 31 October

Similar Species
Leaf Mine in Oak showing larva with ventral spots
Leaf Mine in Oak showing larva with ventral spots
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Yellow, Green, Brown