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Nepticulidae

108 (Common Thorn Pigmy), Stigmella crataegella (Klimesch, 1936)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Larvae are fairly common in deciduous woods with fewer colonies in East Sussex. Increasing but seriously under-recorded. Single-brooded flying mainly during May and June although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. Larvae feed on hawthorn. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution map for Stigmella crataegella

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