Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella betulicola
Common Birch Pigmy

(Stainton, 1856)110 / 4.005
Norfolk status
Purple bronze with whitish fascia well beyond middle of forewing.

Leaf-mine: July and Sept - Nov.
Contorted gallery. Often many mines in one leaf, prefering seedlings close to the ground.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
28/08/2019+27TG33 - Bacton
07/08/2019+28TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
09/08/2018+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
10/07/2018+27TG12 - Aylsham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4-5mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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