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

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella lapponica
Drab Birch Pigmy
Stigmella confusella
Pale Birch Pigmy
Stigmella sorbi
Barred Rowan Pigmy

(Stainton, 1861)4.041/66
Norfolk status
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 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2015+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
30/08/2010+27TG20 - Norwich
01/07/1995+27TG12 - Aylsham
1874+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Season: May
Foodplant:   Rowan.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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