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Immature stages

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Stigmella aurella
Golden Pigmy

(Fabricius, 1775)4.045/50
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Rich orange head and coppery purple forewing with metalic golden fascia.
Very distinctive leaf-mines.
Leaf-mine: Overwinter - March or April.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2018+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
03/11/2018427TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
25/10/2018+27TG22 - Buxton
20/10/2018+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
14/10/2018+27TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Season: Three Gens. May, July, Sept.
Foodplant:   Bramble, strawberry, agrimony.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: A
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