Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
Photo © Rob Edmunds,  Lynford Arboretum 09/10/10

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella tityrella
Small Beech Pigmy
Stigmella hemargyrella
Beech Pigmy

(Kollar, 1832)4.055/81
Norfolk status
Bronzy brown forewing with silver metallic fascia.

Leaf-mine: June. Aug-Sept.
Narrow slender gallery, the frass becoming distinctly coiled.

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/11/2015+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/10/2015+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
17/10/2015+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/10/2015128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
30/09/2015+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Season: April and May, and later in July and August.
Foodplant:   Beech.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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