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Immature stages

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Stigmella hybnerella
Greenish Thorn Pigmy
Stigmella regiella
Purple-shot Pigmy
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Stigmella crataegella
Common Thorn Pigmy

(Klimesch, 1936)108 / 4.023
Norfolk status
Narrow bronzy forewings with broad silvery fascia, and purplish tinge. Very similar to S. hybnerella

Leaf-mine: June - Aug.
Slender gallery often following leaf margin, broadening abruptly with hairpin bends.

Verification Grade Comment: Vacated mines may sometimes be unidentifiable

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 37 (54%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/10/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
02/09/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
22/08/2020128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
26/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/06/2020128TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Flight: May-June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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