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Immature stages

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Stigmella salicis
Sallow Pigmy
Ectoedemia intimella
Black-spot Sallow Pigmy
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Stigmella obliquella
Willow Pigmy

(Heinemann, 1862)70 / 4.038
Norfolk status
Highly resembles previous species S. salicis but smaller, more coarsely scaled and with narrower angled fascia.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Oct.
Narrow gallery expanding into a small blotch.

Verification Grade Comment: Adults must be reared and/or Gen. Det. to confirm.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/11/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
23/10/2020+27TG20 - Norwich
17/10/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/09/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
04/09/2020+27TG20 - Norwich
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4-5mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Smooth-leaved willows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
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