Stigmella tristis (Wocke, 1862)

Lepidoptera, Neopticulidae

mine

Oviposition at the upperside of the leaf; egg large, yellowish brown. The mine is a short, somewhat tortuous corridor that widens rather strongly. Frass brown, in a moderately wide, interrupted, diffuse band.

hostplants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula nana.

phenology

Mining larvae in end-June, early August.

distribution within Europe

Lapland.

larva

Yellowish green; described by Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a).

references

Bengtsson (2008a), Gustafsson (1985a), Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a), Hering (1927a, 1957a), Johansson (1971a), van Nieukerken (1986a), Sch├╝tze (1931a), Skala (1939a).

17/11/2014

mod 18.vii.2017