Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella plagicolella
Scrubland Pigmy

(Stainton, 1854)67 / 4.042
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Dark forewings with bronzy and purple sheens and a neat whitish fascia.

Leaf-mine: July and Sept.
Narrow gallery leading to a blotch mine with frass at centre.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2019227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
29/08/2019+27TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
28/08/2019+27TG33 - Bacton
26/08/2019128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
12/08/2019+28TF64 - Hunstanton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4-5 mm.
Season: May to June and again in August.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: A
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