Seq # 115100060

Stigmella atricapitella (Haworth, 1828) Species

Last modified: Oct. 30, 2020, 7:52 p.m.


A very rare species in Belgium. It is probably less reported due to the large overlap with other similar mines on Quercus.


Details

Classification
Family: Nepticulidae > Genus: Stigmella > Species: Stigmella atricapitella
Vernacular names
Zwartkopeikenmineermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1859b. Supplément au catalogue des lépidoptères de Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 3: 133–142. On page 138. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Egg

The egg is deposited on either side of the leaf, away from the margin.

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Mine

The mine is a relative short gallery with a broad frass line.

See also bladmineerders.be

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Cocoon/pupa

The cocoon is reddish brown.

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Flight periods

There are two generations a year. Adults are on the wing from April to May and from the end of July to late September.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Quercus petraea, Quercus robur and Quercus pubescens
Host plant (genera):
Quercus

Only found on Quercus species.

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