Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Photo © Graham Moates ,  Bergh Apton Church Plantation 03/11/2018

Immature stages

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Stigmella speciosa
Barred Sycamore Pigmy

(Frey, 1858)4.056/65
Norfolk status
First recorded Hampshire in 1914.
Golden brown -purple forewing with narrow silver or pale-gold fascia.

Long contorted gallery mine.The frass in the later part of the mine can be neatly scattered, or remain a narrow central line.
Leaf-mine: July-Aug. Sept-Oct.

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2000.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2018127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
28/10/2018+27TG20 - Norwich
25/10/2018+27TG22 - Buxton
13/10/2018128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
04/10/2018+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Season: May (Aug)
Foodplant:   Sycamore.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: A
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