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0103 ~ Stigmella nylandriella
UK Status

Resident. Found throughout the British Isles, local in the south but more common in the west and north.

Montgomeryshire Status

Scattered records from across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 4-5mm.

Confusion species

Many species of Stigmella are similar. A good way of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine in the foodplant.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs are laid on the underside of the leaf. Larva forms a long contorted gallery. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 10th Sept 2014, Dylife