Nepticuloidea

Nepticulidae

Leaf Mine
Genus
Stigmella
Species
atricapitella
Author/Year
Haworth, 1828
English Vernacular
Black Headed Pigmy
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 4.5mm - 6mm

Imago: Bivoltine, can be found on the trunks of oaks or other trees close to oaks, not sure of the distribution or abundance of this species locally.

Larva: Monophagous, mining in the leaves of oak (Quercus ssp) usually Q.robur or Q.petraea

Overwinter: As a pupa

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