Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella atricapitella
Black-headed Pigmy
Stigmella roborella
Common Oak Pigmy
Stigmella samiatella
Chestnut Pigmy

(Zeller, 1839)4.062/88
Norfolk status
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 23 (33%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/09/2015+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/11/2014+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/10/2014+27TG14 - Sheringham
27/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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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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