Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Photo © Stewart Wright,  09/07/2015 - Holt Lowes

Immature stages

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Stigmella sorbi
Barred Rowan Pigmy

(Stainton, 1861)66 / 4.041
Norfolk status
VC28 records. Breckland?
Pale yellow-grey forewing with pale yellow fascia. Relatively large Nepticulid.

One of the earlier leafmines to find.
Larvae form a narrow gallery becoming a large round blotch with scattered frass.
Leaf-mine June.

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/06/2020+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
21/07/2019+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/08/2018228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
07/07/2018+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
02/08/2017+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Flight: May
Foodplant:   Rowan.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: A
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