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Nepticulidae

64 (Double-barred Pigmy), Stigmella continuella (Stainton, 1856)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

A resident species. Larvae usually occur sparingly in a few deciduous woods in both vice-counties, but perhaps seriously under recorded. Single brooded, flying mainly during May and June in Sussex, although a second brood in August occurs elsewhere. Larvae feed on birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Kent, 13 x 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Stigmella continuella (Stainton, 1856)

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Distribution map for Stigmella continuella

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