Main: (Nepticulidae / Nepticulinae)
04.021 [B&F: 0106] Stigmella torminalis (Wood, 1890)


Extinct in the British Isles, formerly confined to a small corner of one wood in Herefordshire. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 4-5 mm. Adults difficult to distinguish from other Stigmella species, and more frequently recorded in the larval stage, when mines are relatively easy to find where they are present. Larva mines leaves of Wild Service-tree, over-wintering as a pupa.

Flightime guide

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
Click for density map

Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
Click for distribution map

Web Hosting from Vision Internet Limited