No Common Name Stigmella rosaefoliella (Clemens, 1861)  Synonyms: Hodges #0078, P3 #160030.


"The larva is lemon-yellow; head and spot on the middle of the second segment pale brown. ... The mine is very serpentine, frequently running around the edge of the leaf including its teeth, moderately broad, nearly filled with a broad blackish-brown frass line, the grains of which are dispersed or have a wavy arrangement, in the later part of the mine. In the early portion, the tract is filled with the excrement of the larva" (Clemens via BugGuide).


Larvae are Rosa leaf miners.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Stigmella rosaefoliella in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/18/2019). (c) mmn_noriko, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mmn_noriko via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Stigmella rosaefoliella in Harford Co., Maryland (11/8/2019). (c) Sara Rall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sara Rall via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Stigmella rosaefoliella leaf mine on Multiflora Rose in Harford Co., Maryland (6/6/2018). Determined by Charley Eiseman/BugGuide. Photo by Austin Jennings. (MBP list)

A Stigmella rosaefoliella in Plymouth Co., Massachusetts (8/31/2013). Photo by Charley Eiseman. (MBP list)

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