00173 Stigmella basiguttella, (Heinemann, 1862)

BF0089 (ABH4.058)


General Information

This moth has a black head and bronzy brown/grey forewings with a green tint. There is a pale yellow spot at the base of the forewing.


The larvae produce a long sinuous gallery which widens gradually and is filled with green frass.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 4.5-6mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-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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