Seq # 115010340

Stigmella plagicolella (Stainton, 1854) Species

Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.


A common species throughout Belgium where the food plants occurs.


Details

Classification
Family: Nepticulidae > Subfamily: Nepticulinae > Tribus: Nepticulini > Genus: Stigmella > Species: Stigmella plagicolella
Vernacular names
Pruimenballonmot (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 139. view page
Status

Native


Distribution


Caterpillar


Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year: May-June, and July-August.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa
Host plant (genera):
Prunus

The larva makes a narrow gallery which ends abruptly in a roundish blotch with frass in centre on the underside of leafs on Prunus domestica, P. spinosa and occasionally on P. avium and P. cerasifera.

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