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Immature stages

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Stigmella luteella
Short-barred Pigmy

(Stainton, 1857)112 / 4.007
Norfolk status
One protracted brood.
Narrow-winged with a purplish-bronzy sheen.
Whitish fascia narrows towards the costa.

Leaf-mine: Aug - Nov.
Contorted narrow gallery, at first encircling the spot the egg was laid, then forming a straight but irregular mine.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/11/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/11/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
04/11/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
28/10/2020328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
17/10/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Flight: May to July.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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