The Moths of Suffolk
93 Stigmella centifoliella, (Zeller, 1848)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Flight Period : Double-brooded; April to May and July to August

Larval foodplants : Rose (Rosa), mining the leaves

Records : Thorpeness (A M Emmet, 2.ix.1985), Tuddenham Heath (A M Emmet, 20.ix.1990), Cretingham (A Prichard, 15.ix.2001), West Stow (SMG, 27.x.2001), Priestley Wood (A Prichard, 18.xi.2001), Pakenham (A Prichard, 18.viii.2002), Sudbury (A Prichard, 13.x.2002), Covehithe (A Prichard, 25.viii.2003), Hadleigh (N Sherman, 9.xi.2003), Bawdsey (A Prichard, 19.ix.2004), Great Thurlow (A Prichard, 8.x.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 4-6mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultStigmella anomalella, Rose Leaf Miner
    Leaf-mineEctoedemia angulifasciella
Stigmella anomalella, Rose Leaf Miner

Compare confusion species
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vacated mine on Dog Rose - Newbourne Springs, Suffolk (1.ix.2007) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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