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Stigmella alnetella

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Stigmella alnetella is a moth of the Nepticulidae family. It is found in all of Europe, except the Balkan Peninsula.

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Larva

The wingspan is 3.9-4.8 mm.

The larvae feed on Alnus cordata and Alnus glutinosa. They mine the leaves of their host plant. There is usually only one mine in a leaf. Pupation takes place outside of the mine.

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Stigmella alnetella: Brief Summary

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Stigmella alnetella is a moth of the Nepticulidae family. It is found in all of Europe, except the Balkan Peninsula.

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The wingspan is 3.9-4.8 mm.

The larvae feed on Alnus cordata and Alnus glutinosa. They mine the leaves of their host plant. There is usually only one mine in a leaf. Pupation takes place outside of the mine.

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