home | mines | species | plants | mine-keys | links | search | updates | newsletters | news | books
4.004 Stigmella tiliae (Frey, 1856)
< back
the cocoon is shown


Food Plant: Tilia (Lime)

Egg: Underside of leaf 

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A contorted gallery, early part in underside of leaf. The larva is pale yellow, head pale brown. The pupa is pale yellow (as shown).

Data: 01.x.2005, Minsmere, Suffolk, VC24, Jeff Higgott, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

sponsored by Colin Plant Associates (UK) LLP/Consultant Entomologists