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Ectoedemia atrifrontella (Stainton, 1851)

Oak-bark Pigmy
4.0790 (B&F: 41)

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


Nationally Notable Class A. This resident species is in danger of extinction in both vice-counties. Scarce, generally amongst deciduous woodland. Single brooded, flying mainly from June to August, although the only known Sussex adult is dated May 25th 1933. Larvae feed on the leaves of seedling oaks. (Pratt, 2011)

Ectoedemia atrifrontella (Stainton, 1851)
larval mine identification provisional
Verdley Wood, 14 iv 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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