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Stigmella basiguttella (Heinemann, 1862)

(Base-spotted Pigmy)
4.0580 (B&F: 89)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Often fairly common in deciduous woods in West Sussex, but scarce in the east, and perhaps seriously under-recorded in both vice counties. Double-brooded, flying mainly May and June and again in August although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

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