Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
ABH BF
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella atricapitella
Black-headed Pigmy
Stigmella roborella
Common Oak Pigmy
 
Stigmella samiatella
88 Chestnut Pigmy
(Zeller, 1839)4.062
Norfolk status
Local.
Another very similar species from the group.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Oct.
Long contorted gallery mine.

This species was until recently poorly recorded in Britain. As more studies have been undertaken, it has been found to be more widely present than previously thought. UKmoths

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
08/09/2014+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
08/09/2014+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
04/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/08/2014+27TG22 - Buxton
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Wingspan: c.5-7 mm.
Season: June and from July to August.
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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