Nepticuloidea

Nepticulidae

Leaf Mine
Genus
Stigmella
Species
tityrella
Author/Year
Stainton, 1854
English Vernacular
Small Beech Pigmy
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 5mm - 6mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a fairly common woodland species locally where its foodplant is abundant.

Larva: Monophagous, the larvae mining in the leaves of beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Overwinter: As a pupa

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