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Stigmella hemargyrella
Beech Pigmy (Kollar, 1832)
Nepticulidae: Nepticulinae
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Photo © James Emerson,  25/11/2017 - Bacton Woods

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Small Beech Pigmy
Stigmella tityrella
Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Flight: April and May, and later in July and August.
Foodplant:   Beech.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Local.
Bronzy brown forewing with silver metallic fascia.

Leaf-mine: June. Aug-Sept.
Narrow slender gallery, the frass becoming distinctly coiled.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/11/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
20/11/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
02/11/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/10/2020+28TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
17/10/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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