Stigmella nylandriella

Family: Nepticulidae

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Photographs: Leaf mine on Rowan (Sorbus acuparia). August 2011

Wingspan: 4-5mm
Flight time: May-June

Food plant: Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)
Mine: July-August
A long corridor that often follows the leaf margin with initially broad, central frass that later becomes coiled. Occasionally the frass remains linear, resembling mines of S. magdalenae.

Stigmella nylandriella

Stigmella nylandriella

Stigmella nylandriella
Leaf mine on Rowan, Sorbus acuparia. Glengarriff, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. August 2011

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