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Stigmella aceris (Frey, 1857)

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


Resident Larvae are sometimes common in West Sussex but less frequent in the East. Seriously under recorded but increasing. Double-brooded flying in May and again in July and August although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. Larvae feed on field maple and red Norway maple. (Pratt, 2011)

Stigmella aceris (Frey, 1857)
Bracklesham, 15 xi 2020
Photo: Derek Lee
Stigmella aceris (Frey, 1857)
long vacated mine on field maple
Holland Wood, 30 ix 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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