Stigmella aeneofasciella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

brassy pigmy

Stigmella aeneofasciella mine

Agrimonia eupatoria, Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, Braakman

mine

Egg someplace at the underside of the leaf. The first part of the mine is a long, slender corridor, rather straight, often following a vein or the leaf margin. The frass here is black, lying in a very narrow central line. The corridor abruptly widens into a large blotch, where the the frass lies irregularly scattered.

host plants

Herbaceous Rosaceae, oligophagous

Agrimonia eupatoria; Argentina anserina; Fragaria vesca; Potentilla erecta, reptans.

phenology

Larvae in July and September – November (Emmet, 1983a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

Almost all Europe, except the Iberian and Balkan Peninsula and the Mediterranean Islands (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Pale greenish yellow. See Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a) for an extensive description.

synonyms

Nepticula aeneofasciella.

references

Ahr (1966a), Anisimovas, Diškus & Stonis (2006a), Beiger (1958a, 1960a, 1965a, 1970a, 1980a), Bengtsson (2008a), J Černý (2001a), Diškus & Stonis (2012a), Emmet (1971a, 1983a), Gustafsson (1985a), Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a), Hering (1957a), Huber (1969a), Huemer (1985a, 1988a), Johansson ao (1990a), Klimesch & Skala (1936c), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Kurz (2016a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a), Maček (1999a), Michalska (1970a), van Nieukerken (1982a, 1986a, 2006a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2006a), van Nieukerken, Mutanen & Doorenweerd (2012a), van Nieukerken, Zolotuhin & Mistchenko (2004a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Skala (1939a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Steuer (1995a), Szőcs (1977a).

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