Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
ABH BF
Photo © AndreyMishchenko,  2007/06; Middle Volga Region, Russia, Ulyanovsk

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella lapponica
Drab Birch Pigmy
Stigmella confusella
Pale Birch Pigmy
 
Stigmella sorbi
66 Barred Rowan Pigmy
(Stainton, 1861)4.041
Norfolk status
Rare.
VC28 records. Breckland?
Pale yellow-grey forewing with pale yellow fascia. Relatively large Nepticulid.

One of the earlier leafmines to find.
Larvae form a narrow gallery becoming a large round blotch with scattered frass.
Leaf-mine June.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2010.

 

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Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Season: May
Foodplant:   Rowan.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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