Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Ectoedemia louisella
Maple-seed Pigmy
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Ectoedemia decentella
Sycamore-seed Pigmy

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)20 / 4.076
Norfolk status
Scarce.

Distinctive Ectoedemia species. One of a few Nepticulidae that can be identified as adults by forewing markings.

Larvae mine sycamore seeds.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
12/08/2020227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
11/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 5-8mm.
Flight: Two generations, June and August
Foodplant:   Sycamore.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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