Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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
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 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/10/2014+28TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
10/09/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
08/09/2014+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
04/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/08/2014+27TG22 - Buxton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Season: April - May and July - August.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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