Nepticulidae

0107 (ABH4.022) Stigmella regiella, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

KR00125

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


General Information

This moth has a golden brown forewing which is shot with purple and which has a broad brassy fascia.

 

The larvae create a narrow gallery which follows the leaf margin and expands into a blotch.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 223 (82.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 22 July to 17 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 14 June to 27 November

Similar Species
Leaf mine on Hawthorn
Leaf mine on Hawthorn
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


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