Nepticulidae

0073 (ABH4.039) Stigmella trimaculella, (Haworth, 1828)

KR00146

Leaf mine on Poplar
Leaf mine on Poplar
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Poplar
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Leaf mine on Poplar
Leaf mine on Poplar
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

This moth has a cryptic wing pattern with three creamy patches on each forewing.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Foodplant(s): Black Poplar (Populus nigra), Italian Poplar (Populus x canadensis), Lombardy Poplar (Populus nigra 'Italica')
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 111 (41.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 21 June to 23 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 03 July to 30 November



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