00149 Stigmella plagicolella, (Stainton, 1854)

BF0067 (ABH4.042)


General Information

This moth has dark forewings with bronzy and purple sheens and a neat whitish fascia.


The larvae create a narrow gallery leading to a blotch mine with frass at the centre.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Bullace (Prunus domestica)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
Yellow, White, Brown