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Stigmella pyri
Pear-tree Pigmy (Glitz, 1865)
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
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Photo © Stewart Wright,  30/10/2019 - Burlingham Woods

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Rowan Pigmy
Stigmella nylandriella
Wingspan: 4-5mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug.
Foodplant:   Pear.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Scarce.

Single Norfolk record taken at Norwich in 1991. Adult bred out from a larval case by D. Hipperson, confirmed by A.M. Emmet.

The larvae mine leaves of Pear, over-wintering as a pupa.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
16/10/2019127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
24/10/1991127TG20 - Norwich
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