Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella malella
Apple Pigmy

(Stainton, 1854)97 / 4.013
Norfolk status
Brown forewing with shining white fascia beyond the middle.

Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Oct.
Narrow winding gallery that gradually widens.

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

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 37 (54%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/09/2020+28TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
28/05/2020527TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
23/10/2019+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
12/10/2019228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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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:   Apple.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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