00120 Stigmella paradoxa, (Frey, 1858)

BF0082 (ABH4.020)


General Information

The adults of this species can be seen flying around hawthorn bushes in late afternoon.


The larvae create a circular blotch mine without a gallery.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, late April-early May
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Green, Brown