Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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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
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.

Recorded in 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/09/2014+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
29/09/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
27/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/09/2014+27TG12 - Aylsham
14/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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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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