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Stigmella carpinella (Heinemann, 1862)

Hornbeam Pigmy
4.0330 (B&F: 76)

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


History- The opening county record is of caterpillars discovered by WHB Fletcher in 1880's. (Emmet, 1977). There are two subsequent East Sussex sightings, these concerning an adult at Abbot's Wood in 1976 and a larval mine at Hurst Green on 22 October 2004. (M. Phillips). The only known West Sussex encounter is of two larvae found boring hornbeam at Stansted Forest on 14 October 2000. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

No adult records

Phenology (larval)

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