Nepticulidae

0080 (ABH4.018) Stigmella ulmivora, (Fologne, 1860)

KR00113

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This moth has a black head, bright coppery red forewings glossed with purple and a silver fascia.

 

The larvae produce a very variable mine, many of which have named forms.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

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

Regional Information

Recorded in 173 (64.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 August to 17 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 19 June to 27 November

Similar Species
Leaf mine on Elm
Leaf mine on Elm
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
On Elm.
On Elm.
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Green, Blue