Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella lapponica
Drab Birch Pigmy

(Wocke, 1862)116 / 4.002
Norfolk status
Coarsely-scaled, dull greyish-brown adults with an indistinct creamy fascia.

Leaf-mine: June - July (Oct - small second gen?)
Narrow angular gallery, at first with green frass abruptly changing to black with clear margins.

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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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2020128TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
28/07/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
11/07/2020+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/06/2020128TF91 - Dereham
19/06/2020+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 5-7 mm.
Flight: May.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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