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Ectoedemia intimella
Black-spot Sallow Pigmy (Zeller, 1848)
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
25 / 4.082
Photo © Mick Saunt,  Middle Harling 30/06/2020

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Similar Norfolk Species
Sallow Pigmy
Stigmella salicis
Willow Pigmy
Stigmella obliquella
Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Flight: June.
Foodplant:   Sallows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Scarce.

Recent sightings at Dersingham bog NNR and Foulden Common.

Leaf-mine: The larvae mine the leaves of sallow from September into November.

Verification Grade Comment: Adults must be reared and/or Gen. Det. to confirm.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/11/2020228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
09/10/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/10/2019+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
21/10/2019128TF80 - Swaffham
06/12/2018128TF91 - Dereham
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