00166 Stigmella perpygmaeella (=pygmaeella), (Doubleday, 1859)

BF0079 (ABH4.054)


General Information

This moth has a bronzy grey-brown forewing, a brown-orange head and cilia concolourous with wing.


The larvae create a slender gallery mine of compact 'S' turns which unite in a false blotch.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
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