00181 Stigmella samiatella, (Zeller, 1839)

BF0088 (ABH4.062)


General Information

This is one of three species in which the adults can only be reliably identified by genital dissection.


The larvae product a long, contorted gallery mine.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: c.5-7 mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)
Flying: Two generations, June and July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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