The Moths of Suffolk
87 Stigmella svenssoni, (Johansson, 1971)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce, possibly under-recorded

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : Oak (Quercus), mining the leaves

Records : Iken (A Prichard, 12.x.2002), Great Yarmouth (A Prichard, 16.x.2002), Fritton (A Prichard, 16.x.2002), Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman, 10.ix.2003), Thetford (A Prichard, 10.x.2003), Hinderclay (A Prichard 26.ix.2004), Shotley (A Prichard, 10.x.2004), Saxmundham (A Prichard, 17.x.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 6-7mm


Confusion species
    AdultStigmella ruficapitella
Stigmella roborella
    Leaf-mineEctoedemia quinquellaStigmella atricapitella
Stigmella ruficapitellaStigmella roborella
Stigmella samiatellaStigmella basiguttella

Compare confusion species

Leaf-mine occurrence

Life history chart
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