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Immature stages

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Stigmella splendidissimella
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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 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/02/2019527TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/02/2019+27TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
26/01/2019+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
09/01/2019628TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
04/01/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Season: Three Gens. May, July, Sept.
Foodplant:   Bramble, strawberry, agrimony.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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