Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella vimineticola

Stigmella vimineticola (Frey, 1856)


Mine strongly resembling the one of Stigmella obliquella.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix eleagnos, viminalis?.

Report of S. alba, viminalis mostly, if not always, are based on confusion with Stigmella obliquella and St. salicis.


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

distribution within Europe

From Norway to Spain and Italy, and from France to Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Species insufficiently known, also as adult difficult to separate from St. salicis.


Bengtsson (2008a), Emmet (1971a), Hering (1957a), Johansson ao (1999a), Klimesch (1950c), Kurz (2016a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a), Maček (1999a), van Nieukerken, Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2004a, 2006a), van Nieukerken, Mutanen & Doorenweerd (2012a), Nowakowski (1954a), Skala (1939a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Wieser (2008b), Zoerner (1969a).

Last modified 25.i.2023