Nepticulidae

0087 (ABH4.059) Stigmella svenssoni, (Johansson, 1971)

KR00174

Wistow Wood
Wistow Wood
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Wistow Wood
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Stigmella svenssoni mine on Oak
Stigmella svenssoni mine on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

This is one of three species in which the adults can only be reliably identified by genital dissection.

 

The larvae produce a long, irregular gallery mine.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 36 (13.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 July to 22 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 25 June to 03 November

Similar Species
Leaf mine on Holm Oak
Leaf mine on Holm Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Stigmella roborella on Oak
Stigmella roborella on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

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