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Stigmella tityrella
Small Beech Pigmy (Stainton, 1854)
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
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Photo © Keith Kerr,  10/07/2019 - Litcham Village

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Similar Norfolk Species
Coarse Hazel Pigmy
Stigmella floslactella
Beech Pigmy
Stigmella hemargyrella
Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Flight: April and May, and again in July and August.
Foodplant:   Beech.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Adult very similar to other Nepticulidae.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Aug-Oct.
S-shaped mine, usually within the confines of two veins. often found in 'green islands' in fallen leaves.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/11/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/11/2020+28TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/11/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/11/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/11/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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