Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella ulmiphaga

Stigmella ulmiphaga (Preissecker, 1942)


Mines cannot be distinguished from those of St. ulmivora (van Nieukerken ao, 2004a), although Hering believed that the narrow, continuous frass line that more or less is characteristic of ulmivora, is interrupted in its middle part in ulmiphaga by a series of coils.

host plants

Ulmaceae, monophagous

Ulmus glabra.


Larvae in August – October (Hering, 1957a).

distribution within Europe

Czechia, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary; moreover Greece and South Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Nepticula ulmiphaga.


Kasy (1965a), Klimesch (1948a), Kurz (2016a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a), Maček (1999a), Navickaitė, Diškus & Stonis (2014) Crimea, van Nieukerken (1986a), van Nieukerken, Zolotuhin & Mistchenko (2004a), Sefrová (2005a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a).

Last modified 26.viii.2019