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Immature stages

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Stigmella atricapitella
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Stigmella basiguttella
Base-spotted Pigmy

(Heinemann, 1862)89 / 4.058
Norfolk status
Black head, bronzy brown/grey forewing with green tint. Pale yellow spot at base.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Oct.
Long sinuous gallery, widening gradually and filled with green frass.

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

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1980.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/11/2020328TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
13/11/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
06/11/2020+28TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/10/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
18/10/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 4.5-6mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
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