92 * Rose Leaf Miner * Stigmella anomalellaPhotographs: Leaf mine on Dog-rose (Rosa canina agg.) July 2011
Flight time: Two generations, May and August
Food plant: Rose (Rosa spp.)
Mine: July and October-December
Egg underside, near vein. The mine forms a long corridor, the first section completely filled with greenish frass. Later the frass leaves clear margins and is sometimes coiled.
Similar: S. centifoliella. First section with clear margins
Rose Leaf Miner, Stigmella anomalella
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. July 2011