The Moths of Suffolk
113 Stigmella sakhalinella, Puplesis 1984

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : Birch (Betula), mining the leaves

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 4-5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultStigmella luteella
Stigmella glutinosae
    Leaf-mineStigmella continuella
Stigmella betulicola
Stigmella luteella
Stigmella lapponica
Stigmella confusella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Mines on Silver birch - Ipswich, Suffolk (6.xi.2015) © Neil Sherman