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Stigmella lemniscella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nepticulidae
Scientific name  Stigmella lemniscella
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Stigmella
Rank  Species
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Similar  Stigmella splendidissimella, Stigmella microtheriella, Stigmella ruficapitella, Stigmella alnetella, Stigmella tiliae

Stigmella lemniscella is a moth of the Nepticulidae family. It is found in most of Europe.

The wingspan is 5 to 6 millimetres (0.20 to 0.24 in). Adults are on wing from May to August. There are two generations per year.

Stigmella lemniscella Stigmella lemniscella Insecta Lepidoptera Nepticulidae

The larvae feed on Ulmus glabra, Ulmus laevis, Ulmus minor and Ulmus pumila. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine consists of a slender corridor, hardly widened in the end. The corridor often follows the leaf margin for some time. Pupation takes place outside of the mine.

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References

Stigmella lemniscella Wikipedia


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