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Stigmella atricapitella (Haworth, 1828)

(Black-headed Pigmy)
4.0610 (B&F: 83)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Larvae are often fairly common in West Sussex, but are less common in the east. Adults are noticeably less numerous. Perhaps increasing and seriously under-recorded in the east. Double-brooded flying mainly during May and in lower numbers in August. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution map for Stigmella atricapitella

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Phenology chart for Stigmella atricapitella

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