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Stigmella filipendulae
Dropwort Pigmy

(Wocke, 1871)4.052/58
=Stigmella ulmariae
Norfolk status
Fenland habitats, mainly on river-banks and marshes in parts of Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.

Adults difficult to distinguish from other Stigmella species.

Leaf-mine:June-July. Sept-Oct. Mines are relatively easy to find where present.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2018+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
30/09/2017+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
24/09/2017+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
26/09/2015+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
17/09/2003+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 5mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Meadowsweet.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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