00102 Stigmella microtheriella, (Stainton, 1854)

BF0111 (ABH4.010)


General Information

This moth has a purplish-bronzy forewing with a silvery fascia.


The larvae produce a slender, angular gallery. Several larvae can often be found mining the same leaf.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 3-4 mm.
Foodplant(s): Hazel (Corylus avellana), Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)
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, Green, Brown