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0066 ~ Stigmella sorbi
UK Status

Resident. Rather local in the south of England, becoming more common further north into Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded in the north and west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 5-7mm.

Confusion species

Many species of Stigmella are similar. A good way of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine in the foodplant.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant grows.



Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the underside of the leaf. Larva forms as a long sinuous gallery leading into a blotch. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
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Montgomeryshire photos