Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
Photo © Lee Gregory,  Thetford 03/04/2011 - Norfolk first!

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella suberivora
Holm-oak Pigmy
Ectoedemia heringella
36a New Holm-Oak Pigmy
(Mariani, 1939)4.088
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 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/01/2015+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
02/01/2015528TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
27/10/2014+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
25/10/2014+27TG50 - Yarmouth
26/07/2014327TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
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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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