00090 Stigmella confusella, (Wood, 1894)

BF0117 (ABH4.003)


General Information

This moth has a yellowish brown forewing with an ill-defined whitish fascia beyond the middle.


The larvae produce a long angular gallery. Unlike the similar mine produced by S. lapponica this mine has black frass throughout.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6 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