Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella atricapitella
Black-headed Pigmy
Stigmella roborella
Common Oak Pigmy
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Stigmella ruficapitella
Red-headed Pigmy

(Haworth, 1828)4.060/84
Norfolk status
Commonest member of this Oak feeding group.
Similar to previous species.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Nov.
Long slender gallery that widens markedly compared with previous species.

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/11/2017127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/11/2017+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
14/10/2017+27TG33 - Bacton
07/10/2017+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/10/2017+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 4.5-6 mm.
Season: May to June and in July and August.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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