00150 Stigmella lemniscella (=marginicolella), (Zeller, 1839)

BF0063 (ABH4.043)


General Information

This moth has a black head, and a purple/golden forewing with a silver fascia.


The larvae form a narrow gallery mine which often follows the leaf margin.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Foodplant(s): elms (Ulmus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
Grey, Green