Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella incognitella
Grey Apple Pigmy
Stigmella ruficapitella
Red-headed Pigmy
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Stigmella perpygmaeella
Least Thorn Pigmy

(Doubleday, 1859)79 / 4.054
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Bronzy grey-brown forewing, brown-orange head and cilia concolorous with wing.
Adults very similar to previous species.

Leaf-mine: July and Oct.
A slender gallery of compact 'S' turns uniting in a false blotch.

(=Stigmella pygmaeella)

Verification Grade Comment: Vacated mines may sometimes be unidentifiable

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
27/10/2019428TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
19/10/2019+27TM28 - Harleston
09/10/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
21/09/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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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:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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