The Moths of Suffolk
99 Stigmella hybnerella, (Hübner, 1796)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Where the foodplant occurs

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

Larval foodplants : Hawthorn (Crataegus), mining the leaves

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 4-5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultStigmella mespicolella
Stigmella crataegella
    Leaf-mineEctoedemia atricollis
Stigmella regiella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

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Leafmine on hawthorn - Hinderclay, Suffolk (23.x.2006) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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B B B B

Life history chart
JFMAMJJASOND
pupa pupa pupa pupaimago ovalarvaimago larva pupaimago ovalarvaimago larvapupa pupa pupa pupa

Further Photographs

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Leafmine on hawthorn - Hadleigh, Suffolk (23.ix.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on hawthorn - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (9.x.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Hawthorn - Felixstowe, Suffolk (16.x.2006) © A Prichard
 
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Leafmine on hawthorn - Hinderclay, Suffolk (23.x.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on hawthorn - Hinderclay, Suffolk (23.x.2006) © A Prichard
Leaf-mine on hawthorn - Hoxne, Suffolk (8.x.2011) © A Prichard
 
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Leaf-mine on hawthorn - Hoxne, Suffolk (8.x.2011) © A Prichard