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Bohemannia pulverosella
Dusty Apple Pigmy (Stainton, 1849)
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
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Photo © Rob Edmunds,  Downham Market 29/07/15

Similar Norfolk Species
Pinch-barred Pigmy
Ectoedemia atricollis
Grey Apple Pigmy
Stigmella incognitella
Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Flight: May
Foodplant:   Apple.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Adults have yellow head and ochreous speckled appearance.

Larvae create a blotch mine in the leaves of apple.
Note distuingishing exit hole on underside of leaf that seperates vacated mines from E. atricollis.
Leaf-mine:June - July

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/10/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/06/2020128TF80 - Swaffham
19/10/2019+27TM28 - Harleston
13/08/2019427TM17 - Scole
22/07/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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