Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella ruficapitella
Red-headed Pigmy
Stigmella samiatella
Chestnut Pigmy
Stigmella atricapitella
Black-headed Pigmy

(Haworth, 1828)4.061/83
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 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2016+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/10/2016+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
15/10/2016+28TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
15/10/2016+28TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
22/09/2016+27TG14 - Sheringham
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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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