Identification: Easily recognized by the differently colored fasciae and white thorax. The collar consists of lamellar scales, which shows it is a Stigmella.
Wing Span: 0.45-0.55 cm
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae mine the leaves of buckthorn, including Rhamnus cathartica and Rhamnus lanceolata.
Taxonomy Notes: None.
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Observation date: May 14, 2022
Submitted by: Don Marotte
Region: Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States