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Trifurcula immundella (Zeller, 1839)

Broom Pigmy
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»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Nepticuloidea
    »Family: Nepticulidae
      »Subfamily: Nepticulinae
        »Tribe: Trifurculini


Just two colonies of this species have been detected. A single specimen was caught at Burgess Hill in July 1894 and records show that it had been encountered at Abbot's Wood by 1905. No later sightings are known. (Pratt, 2011)

Trifurcula immundella (Zeller, 1839)
larval mine in broom
Hampshire, 21 ii 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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