100 * Stigmella oxyacanthellaPhotographs: Leaf mine on Apple (Malus domestica). August 2011
Flight time: June
Food plants: Rosaceaeous spp: Hawthorn (Crataegus) and Apple (Malus), also Pyrus (Pear), Rowan (Sorbus), Cotoneaster, Amelanchier
A long, winding corridor with arcs of brownish frass.
The mine can be shorter in thicker leaves that are exposed to the sun, especially those of Cotoneaster, Malus and Pyrus
Leaf mine on Apple, Malus domestica. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. August 2011