Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Immature stages

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Stigmella sorbi
Barred Rowan Pigmy

(Stainton, 1861)66 / 4.041
Norfolk status
Rare.
VC28 records. Breckland?
Pale yellow-grey forewing with pale yellow fascia. Relatively large Nepticulid.

One of the earlier leafmines to find.
Larvae form a narrow gallery becoming a large round blotch with scattered frass.
Leaf-mine June.

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

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/11/2021+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/10/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/06/2020+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
21/07/2019+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/08/2018228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-7 mm.
Flight: May
Foodplant:   Rowan.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
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