Main: (Nepticulidae / Nepticulinae)
04.045 [B&F: 0050] Stigmella aurella (Fabricius, 1775)

 

Common often abundant throughout the British Isles, less numerous in Scotland (records have been made from every recorded 10km square in the country). A widespread and abundant in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight, found virtually wherever the foodplants are present: any patch of bramble, even isolated plants, may exhibit the distinctive trail of the vacated mine of this species. Larva mines leaves of Bramble, Agrimony, Tormentil, Water Avens, Wood Avens and Wild Strawberry (the species was formerly divided into several different species on the basis of the various larval food plants utilised.) The long, sinuous mines are described in the following link:
leafmines.co.uk
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Flightime guide
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Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 138
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.18669091
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 6
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 49
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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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