Stigmella basiguttella (von Heinemann, 1862)

Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae

Stigmella basiguttella mine

Quercus robur, Duin en Kruidberg

Stigmella basiguttella frass

Quercus robur, Pietersberg, frass pattern


Ovipostion close to or upon a thick vein, always at the upper side. The mine is a long, slowly widening, slender corridor, with a characteristic sinuous course. Frass completely filling the corridor, in clear arcs, green when fresh, brown later. Fresh mines are almost concolorous with the leaf, and not very apparent.


Fagaceae, oligophagous

Castanea sativa; Quercus castaneifolia, cerris, frainetto, ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis, petraea, pubescens, pyrenaica, robur, rubra.


Larvae in June-July and September-October (Emmet, 1983a).


BE recorded (De Prins, 1998a; van Nieukerken, 2006b).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a;, 2008).

LUX recorded (Ellis: Kautenbach).

distribution within Europe

Entire Europe, except Ireland (Fauna Europaea, 2008).


Green (Johansson ao, 1990a).


Stigmella cerricolella Klimesch, 1946.


Beiger (1980a), Bengtsson (2008a), Bland (1986a), Borkowski (1969a, 1972b), Buhr (1936a, 1964a), Buszko & Baraniak (1989a), J Černý (2001a), Diškus & Stonis (2012a), Emmet (1971a, 1983a), Gustafsson (1985a), Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a), Haase (1942a), Hering (1932g, 1934a, 1957a), Huber (1969a), Johansson (1971a), Johansson ao, 1990a), Kasy (1987a), Klimesch (1946b, 1950c, 1978b), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2005a, 2014a), Maček (1999a), Michalska (1972a, 1976a), Michna (1975a), Navickaitė, Diškus & Stonis (2014), van Nieukerken (1986a, 2006a), van Nieukerken & Johansson (2003a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2006a), Z & A Laštůvka (2009b), van Nieukerken, Zolotuhin & Mistchenko (2004a), Nowakowski (1954a), Plóciennik, Pawlikiewicz & Jaworski (2011a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sefrová (2005a), Skala (1939a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Stammer (2016a), Steuer (1995a), Szőcs (1968a, 1977a, 1981a), Tomov & Dimitrov (2007a), Ureche (2010a), Zoerner (1969a).


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