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Photo © Martin Hosier,  ex leaf mines, swarms of tiny moths flying around lower leaves of Holme Oak.

Immature stages

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Ectoedemia heringella
New Holm-Oak Pigmy

(Mariani, 1939)4.088/36a
Norfolk status
First discovered in London, 2002 and has since spread substantially.

First Norfolk record of several million mines on Holm Oak at Thetford. (Lee Gregory, 03/04/11)
"The trees were totally infested and it was a job to find a leaf without mines and most leaves having 5+ mines! "

Leaf-mine: Nov - April - A contorted gallery mine with usually several mines in one leaf.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2018.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2018+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
07/07/2018+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/06/2018+27TG14 - Sheringham
03/05/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/04/2018227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Wingspan: c. 5-6mm.
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Holm Oak
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Nat Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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