00170 Stigmella speciosa, (Frey, 1858)

BF0065 (ABH4.056)


General Information

This moth has a golden brown/purple forewing with a narrow silver or pale-gold fascia.


The larvae form a long contorted gallery mine. The frass in the later part of the mine can be neatly scattered or remain in a narrow central line.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Foodplant(s): Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
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Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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