The Moths of Suffolk
114 Stigmella glutinosae, (Stainton, 1858)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : Alder (Alnus glutinosa), mining the leaves

Records : Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman & A Prichard, 19.xi.2000), Flatford (J Clifton, 15.x.2001), West Stow (SMG, 17.x.2001), Knettishall Heath (SMG, 27.x.2001), Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman, 2001-2002), Assington (N Sherman, 26.x.2003), Hadleigh (A Prichard (19.ix.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Occurs locally, in the Breck round Brandon (Warren).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 4-5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultStigmella betulicola
Stigmella microtheriella
Stigmella luteella
Stigmella sakhalinella
Stigmella alnetella
    Leaf-mineStigmella glutinosae
Bucculatrix cidarella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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