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Stigmella microtheriella (Stainton, 1854)

Nut-tree Pigmy
4.0100 (B&F: 111)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Nepticuloidea
    »Family: Nepticulidae
      »Subfamily: Nepticulinae
        »Tribe: Nepticulini


A resident species often locally common in deciduous woods. Widespread, but probably seriously under-recorded. Double-brooded, flying mainly during May and August, though this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. Larvae feed on hornbeam and hazel. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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