Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
ABH BF
Photo © Lee Gregory,  Blakeney 24/3/2012 - VC first.

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella suberivora
Holm-oak Pigmy
 
Ectoedemia heringella
New Holm-Oak Pigmy

(Mariani, 1939)4.088/36a
Norfolk status
First discovered in London, 2002 and has since spread substantially.

First Norfolk record of several million mines on Holm Oak at Thetford. (Lee Gregory, 03/04/11)
"The trees were totally infested and it was a job to find a leaf without mines and most leaves having 5+ mines! "

Leaf-mine: Nov - April - A contorted gallery mine with usually several mines in one leaf.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/05/2016+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
27/04/2016+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/04/2016+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
18/02/2016+27TG22 - Buxton
11/02/2016+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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Wingspan: c. 5-6mm.
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Holm Oak
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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