Nepticuloidea

Nepticulidae

Leaf Mine
Genus
Stigmella
Species
aurella
Author/Year
Fabricius, 1775
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 6mm - 7mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a common species associated with rough ground and woodland margins, in fact, it can be found nearly everywhere its foodplant grows.

Larva: Monophagous, feeding on bramble (Rubus ssp) preferring the evergreen variety (R. fructiosus

Overwinter: As a larva

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