108 * Stigmella crataegellaLeaf mine photographs on Hawthorn, Crataegus. October 2011
Flight time: May-June
Food plant: Hawthorn (Crataegus)
Egg on underside, often near vein. Reddish-brown frass is linear at the start, coiled in central section and finally dispersed. Close loops are formed, often creating a secondary blotch. Larva is green.
Similar: Stigmella oxyacanthella
Leaf mines on Hazel, Crataegus. Gougane Barra, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2011