Nepticulidae

0085 (ABH4.057) Stigmella suberivora, (Stainton, 1869)

KR00171

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


General Information

This moth has an orange/yellow head and a metallic bronze forewing.

 

The larvae produce a broad, irregular gallery mine.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 5-6.5mm.
Foodplant(s): Holm Oak (Quercus ilex)
Flying: Two generations, May and September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Mainly coastal habitats.

Regional Information

Recorded in 18 (6.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 January to 13 January

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 07 January to 15 November

Similar Species
Stigmella roborella on Oak
Stigmella roborella on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Wistow Wood
Wistow Wood
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Yellow