Stigmella aceris (Frey, 1857)

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

Stigmella aceris mine

Acer campestre, Wellerlooi

mijn

Acer campestre, Erlecom

detail

detail

Stigmella aceris: vacated mine on Acer platanoides

Acer platanoides, Belgium, Liège, Coteaux de la Citadelle © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Stigmella aceris: vacated mine on Acer cappadocicum

Acer cappadocicum, Belgium, prov Namur, Nismes, parc communal © Stéphane Claerebout; det Erik van Nieukerken

Stigmella aceris: vacated mine on Acer cappadocicum

mine, lighted from behind

mine

A narrow corridor. The coiled frass is greenish (blackish brown in old or dried mines). Generally the entire width of the corridor is filled up, making the mine rather unconspicuous. The sides of the corridor are not strait, rather irregularly outdented.

hostplants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer campestre, cappadocicum, platanoides, saccharum, tataricum & subp. ginnala.

Not on A. pseudoplatanus!

phenology

Occupied mines from late June till September.

BENELUX

BE recorded (van Nieukerken ao, 2006a; Kuchlein ao, 2006a).

NE recorded (van Nieukerken ao, 2006a; Kuchlein ao, 2006a).

LUX recorded (Ellis: Ahn, Flaxweiler).

distribution within Europe

Almost entire Europe (Fauna Europaea, 2008).

larva

Bright green; see Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a) and Schoorl ao (1985a) for an extensive description.

synonyms

Nepticula aceris.

notes

Recently occuring in the southern and eastern part of the Netherlands and adjacent parts of Germany; also found lately in southern Belgium (van Nieukerken ao, 2006a; Kuchlein ao, 2006a). Also in the southen part of the UK the species has become quickly more abundant (Rob Edmunds, 2006 in litt.).

references

Ahr (1966a), Beiger (1979a), Bengtsson (2008a), Borkowski (1969a), Braggion (2013a), Buhr (1964a), Buszko & Baraniak (1989a), J Černý (2001a), Csoka (2003a), Diškus & Stonis (2012a), Drăghia (1967a, 1970a, 1971a), Gustafsson (1985a), Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a), Hering (1934b, 1957a, 1961a), Huber (1969a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ellis (2007a), Huisman ao (2009a), Johansson ao (1990a), Kasy (1983a, 1987a), Klimesch (1940a, 1950c, 1958c, 1978b), Klimesch & Skala (1936c), Kuchlein ao (2006a), ME & MA Kurz (2007a), Kvičala (1938a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2011a), Lhomme (1934b), Maček (1999a), Matošević, Pernek, Dubravac & Barić (2009a), Michalska (1976a), Michna (1975a), van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken, Zolotuhin & Mistchenko (2004a), Navickaitė, Diškus & Stonis (2011a, 2014a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2006a), Plóciennik, Pawlikiewicz & Jaworski (2011a), Popescu-Gorj & Drăghia (1966a), De Prins & Steeman (2011a), Schoorl ao (1985a), Sefrová (2005a), Skala (1939a, 1951a), Stammer (2016a), Starý (1930a), Steuer (1995a), Stolnicu (2008a), Szőcs (1977a, 1978a, 1981a), Tomov & Krusteva (2007a), Ureche (2010a), Zoerner (1969a).

27/04/2017

pub 27.iv.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017