00154 Stigmella splendidissimella, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

BF0053 (ABH4.047)


General Information

This moth has a black head and coppery-purple forewings with a straight, metallic golden fascia.


The larvae mine a very long sinuous gallery.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Foodplant(s): Dewberry (Rubus caesius), avens (Geum spp.)
Flying: Two generations, April-May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
Yellow, Brown