00180 Stigmella atricapitella, (Haworth, 1828)

BF0083 (ABH4.061)


General Information

This moth has a black head and a dark brownish forewing with a bronzy sheen.


The larvae produce a relatively short mine which widens quickly.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Often found at rest during day

Wingspan: 4.5-6mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
Yellow, White, Green, Brown