Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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  Immature stages

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

(Kollar, 1832)4.055/81
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 25 (36%) 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
27/10/2014+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
27/10/2014+27TG14 - Sheringham
29/09/2014+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
28/09/2014+28TL88 - Thetford
10/09/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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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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