Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
ABH BF
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Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella ruficapitella
Red-headed Pigmy
Stigmella samiatella
Chestnut Pigmy
 
Stigmella atricapitella
83 Black-headed Pigmy
(Haworth, 1828)4.061
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Black head and dark brownish wings with a bronzy sheen.
Often rest by day on tree trunks.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Nov.
Reletively short mine widening quickly.

 

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Wingspan: 4.5-6mm.
Season: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug-Sep.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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