Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella aurella
Golden Pigmy
 
Stigmella splendidissimella
Glossy Bramble Pigmy

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)4.047/53
Norfolk status
Local.
Black head, coppery-purple forewing with straight, metallic golden fascia.

Larvae mine a very long sinuous gallery.

Leaf-mine:July. Sept - Oct

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/10/2014128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
27/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/09/2013+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
10/08/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
30/09/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Season: Two Generations. Apr-May. Aug.
Foodplant:   Dewberry.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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