Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella incognitella
Grey Apple Pigmy
Stigmella oxyacanthella
Common Fruit-tree Pigmy
Stigmella malella
Apple Pigmy

(Stainton, 1854)4.013/97
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 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/11/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/10/2015+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
25/10/2015+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
04/10/2015+28TF91 - Dereham
04/10/2015+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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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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