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Stigmella confusella
Pale Birch Pigmy

(Wood, 1894)117 / 4.003
Norfolk status
Yellowish brown forewing with ill-defined whitish fascia beyond middle.

Leaf-mine: June - Aug. (Sept - Nov)
Long angular gallery, unlike similar S. lapponica frass black throughout.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/11/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
22/10/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
17/10/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
17/10/2020+28TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Flight: May.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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