Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Photo © Graham Moates,  Long Stratton 17/11/2018

Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
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
Widespread.
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 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
17/11/2018127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
06/11/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/09/2018+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/09/2018+27TG20 - Norwich
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Season: May-June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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