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Stigmella anomalella
Rose Leaf-miner (Goeze, 1783)
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
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Photo © Cathryn Pritchard,  Watton 15/09/2019

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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 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/10/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/10/2020+27TM08 - Banham/Lopham
09/10/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/09/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
30/08/2020227TM17 - Scole
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