Nepticulidae

0086 (ABH4.063) Stigmella roborella, (Johansson, 1971)

KR00182

Stigmella roborella on Oak
Stigmella roborella on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Stigmella roborella on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This is one of three species in which the adults can only be reliably identified by genital dissection.

 

The larvae products a long irregular gallery.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6.5mm.
Foodplant(s): Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur), oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 40 (14.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 May to 07 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 04 July to 18 November

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Leaf mine on Oak
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Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Yellow, White, Green, Brown