00144 Stigmella obliquella, (Heinemann, 1862)

BF0070 (ABH4.038)


General Information

This moth closely resembles S. salicis, but is smaller, more coarsely scaled and with a narrower angled fascia.


The larvae create a narrow gallery mine which expands into a small blotch.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Foodplant(s): Crack-willow (Salix fragilis), White Willow (Salix alba), Osier (Salix viminalis), Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica), Purple Willow (Salix purpurea), Bay Willow (Salix pentandra)
Flying: Two generations, 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