115 * Stigmella alnetellaNeeds breeding through to confirm
Photographs: Leaf mine on Italian Alder (Alnus cordata). August 2011
Food plant: Italian Alder (Alnus cordata) and Common Alder (A.glutinosa)
Mine: July and September-October
Egg on underside. Narrow gallery with frass in thin, central line, never coiled. Larva pale yellow with pale brown head.
Similar: 114 Stigmella glutinosae. Mines need breeding through
Leaf mine on Italian Alder, Alnus cordata. Aughinish, Co. Limerick, W Ireland. August 2011