The Moths of Suffolk
99a Stigmella mespicolella, (Frey, 1856)

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : pRDB2

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

Larval foodplants : Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis), Common Whitebeam (Sorbus aria) and Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), mining the leaves

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultStigmella hybnerella
    Leaf-mineStigmella sorbi

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Life history chart
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