00089 Stigmella lapponica, (Wocke, 1862)

BF0116 (ABH4.002)


General Information

This moth is coarsely-scaled with a dull greyish-brown forewing and an indistinct creamy fascia.


The larvae produce a narrow angular gallery, which initially has green frass but which abruptly changes to black with clear margins.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-7 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, May
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Green, Brown