Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella viscerella
Plain Elm Pigmy

(Stainton, 1853)95 / 4.019
Norfolk status
Plain looking bronzy olive forewing, darker towards the apex.

Leaf-mine: Sept onwards.
Starts as slender contorted gallery that looks like a tiny blotch, then progresses in a series of very tight 'S' turns.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/10/2019+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
19/10/2019+27TM28 - Harleston
16/10/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
12/10/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
13/10/2018+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
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Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Flight: May - June.
Foodplant:   Elm.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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