Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
ABH BF
Photo © Rob Lee,  Cromer 31/08/2013

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella crataegella
Common Thorn Pigmy
 
Stigmella hybnerella
99 Greenish Thorn Pigmy
(Hübner, 1796)4.030
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Male has black head, greenish golden metallic forewing with silver fascia. Female has black or orange head.

Leaf-mine: May-June. July-Sept. (Oct)
Slender direct gallery changing abruptly to a blotch, usually on the leaf margin.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
26/06/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
20/10/2013+27TG33 - Bacton
06/10/2013+28TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
26/09/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Season: April - May and July - August.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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