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Stigmella anomalella
Rose Leaf-miner (Goeze, 1783)
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
92 / 4.015
Photo © Graham Moates,  Gaywood 15/07/2019

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Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Flight: May and August.
Foodplant:   Rose.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Widespread and common.
Orange head, golden greenish bronze forewing with apical quarter being deep purple.

Leaf-mine: July-Oct (Nov).
Long sinuous gallery mine crossing and turning back on itself.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/11/2019+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
27/10/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
23/10/2019+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
19/10/2019+27TM28 - Harleston
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