Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
ABH BF
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella incognitella
Grey Apple Pigmy
Stigmella oxyacanthella
Common Fruit-tree Pigmy
 
Stigmella malella
97 Apple Pigmy
(Stainton, 1854)4.013
Norfolk status
Brown forewing with shining white fascia beyond the middle.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Oct.
Narrow winding gallery that gradually widens.

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Apple.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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