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
Black head, coppery-purple forewing with straight, metallic golden fascia.

Larvae mine a very long sinuous gallery.

Leaf-mine:July. Sept - Oct

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/2015+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
19/10/2015+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
04/10/2015+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
30/09/2015+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
08/09/2015+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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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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