Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
Photo © Rob Edmunds,  Downham 11/08/2016

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella hybnerella
Greenish Thorn Pigmy
Stigmella regiella
Purple-shot Pigmy
Stigmella crataegella
Common Thorn Pigmy

(Klimesch, 1936)4.023/108
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 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2016+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
11/08/2016128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
11/08/2016128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
21/07/2016+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/09/2015+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Season: May-June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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