Stigmella salicis (Stainton 1854) (Family Nepticulidae)


Leaf Mine on Salix cinerea

Wingspan: 6-7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May
August - September
June - July
(Earliest: 15.7)
September - October
(Earliest: 25.9)
July - August
November - April
April - May
July - August

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Leaf Miner)

Populus tremula

Salix
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Stigmella salicis
Stigmella salicis
Lepiforum: Stigmella salicis
British Leafminers: Stigmella salicis
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Stigmella salicis


Pictures © 2003, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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