Nepticulidae

0114 (ABH4.008) Stigmella glutinosae, (Stainton, 1858)

KR00100

Mine on Italian Alder
Mine on Italian Alder
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Mine on Italian Alder
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This moth has a bronzy brown forewing with a narrow, pale yellowish fascia.

 

The larvae produce a long irregular slender gallery.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 16 (5.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2017

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 August to 11 November

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Seghill
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Leaf mine on Hazel
Leaf mine on Hazel
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Mine on Birch
Mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Silver Birch
Leaf mine on Silver Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Alder
Leaf mine on Alder
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

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