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

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella tityrella
Small Beech Pigmy
 
Stigmella hemargyrella
81 Beech Pigmy
(Kollar, 1832)4.055
Norfolk status
Local.
Bronzy brown forewing with silver metallic fascia.

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

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
08/09/2014+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
08/09/2014+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
20/10/2013+27TG33 - Bacton
21/09/2013+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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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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