Stigmella stettinensis (Heinemann, 1871)
on Malus, Pyrus
Pyrus communis © Thomas Sobczyk, from Sobczyk & van Nieukerken.
Pyrus communis; from Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a).
Egg mostly at the underside of the leaf. Mine a rather tortuous, initially narrow, gradually widening corridor. Shape and length of the mine are strongly dependent on the thickness of the leaf.
Three generations in central Europe (larva in end-May – June, July, and August – September).
distribution within Europe
Lithuania, Poland, Czechia, Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2009); Iberia (Laštůvka & Laštůvka, 2015a).
Until the publication by A & Z Laštůvka considered a synonym of Stigmella minusculella.
Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a, 2015a), Sefrová (2005a), Sobczyk & van Nieukerken (2021a), Tokár, Richter, Richter, ao (2010a), Vávra, Liška, Němý ao (2008a).