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Stigmella assimilella (Zeller, 1848)

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


History - Sightings said to have been anonymously made in East and West Sussex in 1800. The only satisfactory county record concerns successful breeding of adults from larval mines searched out in aspen and collected from Abbot's Wood September 1884 by WHB Fletcher. (Pratt, 2011)

Stigmella assimilella (Zeller, 1848)
mine on aspen
Kent, 13 x 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Stigmella assimilella (Zeller, 1848)
vacated mine on white poplar
Surrey, 13 x 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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