Nepticulidae

0092 (ABH4.015) Rose Leaf Miner Stigmella anomalella, (Goeze, 1783)

KR00110

Leaf mine on Rose
Leaf mine on Rose
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Rose
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This moth has an orange head, a golden greenish bronze forewing with the apical quarter being deep purple.

 

The larvae create a long sinuous gallery mine which crosses and turns back on itself.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Foodplant(s): roses (Rosa spp.), Burnet Rose (Rosa pimpinellifolia)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 203 (75.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 July to 08 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 10 June to 04 December

Similar Species
Stigmella tiliae mine on Lime
Stigmella tiliae mine on Lime
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Rose
Leaf mine on Rose
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
On Elm.
On Elm.
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


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