00116 Stigmella viscerella, (Stainton, 1853)

BF0095 (ABH4.019)


General Information

This moth has a plain-looking bronzy olive forewing which is darker towards the apex.


The larvae create a slender contorted gallery that initially looks like a tiny blotch but which then progresses in a series of very tight 'S' turns.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Foodplant(s): elms (Ulmus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Rose Leaf Miner Stigmella anomalella

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