Stigmella stettinensis (Heinemann, 1871)

on Malus, Pyrus

Stigmella stettinensis mines

Pyrus communis; from Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a).

mine

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.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Malus sylvestris; Pyrus communis, cordata.

phenology

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).

larva

Green.

synonyms

Until the publication by A & Z Laštůvka considered a synonym of Stigmella minusculella.

references

Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a, 2015a), Sefrová (2005a).

mod 9.i.2019