00105 Apple Pygmy Stigmella malella, (Stainton, 1854)

BF0097 (ABH4.013)


General Information

This moth has a brown forewing with a shining white fascia beyond the middle.


The larvae create a narrow winding gallery mine that gradually widens.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Foodplant(s): apples (Malus 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