Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella paradoxa
Scarce Thorn Pigmy

(Frey, 1858)82 / 4.020
Norfolk status
Adults fly around hawthorn bushes in late afternoon.

Leaf-mine: June-July.
Circular blotch mine without any gallery.

Verification Grade Comment: Egg position essential

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2002.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2019+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/10/2015+28TF91 - Dereham
24/10/2002+28TF91 - Dereham
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Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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