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Trifurcula squamatella
Lost Broom Pigmy Stainton, 1849
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
46a / 4.070

Similar Norfolk Species
Broom Pigmy
Trifurcula immundella
Wingspan: male 7.8-9.8mm, female 8.4-10.0mm
Foodplant:   Broom
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
No Norfolk Records

Regarded as a variety of T. immundella until 1987 and was considered extinct in the British Isles for over a century. In August 2008, three examples were found in south-east Suffolk.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
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