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

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Stigmella crataegella
Common Thorn Pigmy
 
Stigmella hybnerella
Greenish Thorn Pigmy

(Hübner, 1796)4.030/99
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 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2015+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
11/07/2015+27TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
01/06/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
11/10/2014+28TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
10/09/2014+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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