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Ectoedemia arcuatella
Strawberry Pigmy

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)4.096/30
Norfolk status

The only Ectoedemia to mine Strawberry. Larval mines can be found on Wild or Barren Strawberry in August to October, causing a wide gallery with dispersed frass.

First confirmed Norfolk record in 2016 when six leaf-mines on Wild Strawberry were found by Neil Sherman at Narborough Railway NWT during a meeting of the Norfolk Moth Survey group (15/10/16).

Untraceable old VC28 reference in MBGBI (Vol 1)

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2018+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/09/2017+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/10/2016628TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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Wingspan: 5mm
Season: June-July
Foodplant:   Wild Strawberry, Barren Strawberry
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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