Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella rolandi

Stigmella rolandi van Nieukerken, 1990

Stigmella rolandi mine

Rosa sp., Greece, Parnassos; from van Nieukerken (1990b)


Oviposition at upper- or underside of the leaf, often near a vein. The mine is a not very slender corridor that often follows the serration of the leaf margin for some distance. Fras line quite broad, especially in the first part of the mine, where hardly a transparent margin is left.


Rosaceae, oligophagous

Rosa rugosa, spinosissima; Sanguisorba minor.


Probably bivoltine.


not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

From Germany to the Iberian Peninsula, Sardinia, Italy, and Greece, and from France to Central en South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).




Stigmella spinosissimae: auct.; Stigmella cyrneorolandi Nel & Varenne, 2013


It is hardly possible to distinguish the mines from those of Stigmella anomalella and St. centifoliella.


Huemer & ivan Nieukerken (2021a), Klimesch (1958c), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2005a, 2008a, 2011a), Maček (1999a), Navickaitė, Diškus & Stonis (2014), Nel & Varenne (2013a), van Nieukerken (1986a, 1990b), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2004a, 2006a), Z & A Laštůvka (2009b), van Nieukerken, Zolotuhin & Mistchenko (2004a), Skala (1939a), Stonis, Navickaitė, Rocienė ao (2013a), Szőcs (1977a, 1978a, 1981a), Triberti & Braggio (2011a), Yefremova & Kravchenko (2015a).

Last modified 27.iii.2021