The Moths of Suffolk
80 Stigmella ulmivora, (Fologne, 1860)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and not uncommon

Habitats : Where the foodplant occurs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May, in early season there is a second brood

Larval foodplants : Elm (Ulmus), mining the leaves

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 4-5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    Leaf-mineStigmella lemniscella
Stigmella viscerella

Compare confusion species
    Leaf-mine

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Leafmine on elm - Cavenham Heath, Suffolk (9.ix.2006) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Leafmine on elm - Cavenham Heath, Suffolk (9.ix.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on elm - Cavenham Heath, Suffolk (9.ix.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on elm - Cavenham Heath, Suffolk (9.ix.2006) © A Prichard