Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella crataegella
Common Thorn Pigmy
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Stigmella regiella
Purple-shot Pigmy

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)107 / 4.022
Norfolk status
Forewing golden brown shot with purple with broad brassy fascia.

Leaf-mine: Aug - Nov.
Narrow gallery following leaf margin expanding into a blotch.

Verification Grade Comment: Vacated mines may sometimes be unidentifiable

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/10/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
01/09/2019+28TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
07/08/2019+28TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
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Wingspan: 4-5mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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