00134 Stigmella hybnerella, (Hübner, 1796)

BF0099 (ABH4.030)


General Information

The male moth has a black head and a greenish golden metallic forewing with silver fascia. The female has a black or orange head.


The larvae create a slender direct gallery which changes abruptly to a blotch, usually on the leaf margin.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: Two/three generations, April-May, July-August and September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Yellow, Green, Brown