Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella hybnerella
Greenish Thorn Pigmy
Stigmella regiella
Purple-shot Pigmy
Stigmella crataegella
108 Common Thorn Pigmy
(Klimesch, 1936)4.023
Norfolk status
Narrow bronzy forewings with broad silvery fascia, and purplish tinge. Very similar to S. hybnerella

Leaf-mine: June - Aug.
Slender gallery often following leaf margin, broadening abruptly with hairpin bends.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/10/2014+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/08/2014+27TG22 - Buxton
27/07/2014127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
31/10/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/10/2013+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Season: May-June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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