Stigmella sakhalinella

Family: Nepticulidae

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Leaf mine photographs on Birch, Betula. UK September 2011

Wingspan: 4-5mm
Flight time: Two generations, May and July-August

Food plant: Birch (Betula spp.)
Mine: July - October
Egg underside, near margin or leaf tip. A slender corridor with irregularly scalloped sides, the coils of blackish-brown frass always leaving narrow, clear edges.

Similar: Stigmella continuella

Stigmella sakhalinella

Stigmella sakhalinella

Stigmella sakhalinella
Leaf mine on Birch, Betula. UK. September 2011

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