111 * Stigmella microtheriellaPhotos: Leaf mines on Hazel, Corylus avellana. Sept, Oct 2011
Flight time: May and August
Food plants: Hazel (Corylus avellana), also Hornbeam (Carpinus betulae)
Mine: June-July and September-November
Egg on underside of leaf. Long, narrow corridor with linear frass throughout the full length. In Hornbeam the mine often follows leaf veins.
Similar: Stigmella floslactella
Leaf mines on Hazel, Corylus avellana. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September and October 2011