Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Photo © James Emerson,  28/05/2018 - Mousehold Heath

Immature stages

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Stigmella lapponica
Drab Birch Pigmy

(Wocke, 1862)4.002/116
Norfolk status
Coarsely-scaled, dull greyish-brown adults with an indistinct creamy fascia.

Leaf-mine: June - July (Oct - small second gen?)
Narrow angular gallery, at first with green frass abruptly changing to black with clear margins.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2018+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
20/10/2018+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
03/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
26/08/2018+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
26/08/2018+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Wingspan: 5-7 mm.
Season: May.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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