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Ectoedemia quinquella
Five-spot Pigmy

(Bedell, 1848)36 / 4.087

Uncommon local resident in the south of the region.

Mines the leaves of Quercus robur or Q. petraea with larvae feeding in October/November. In contorted galleries, often many in a leaf, making 'green islands'. Larva with black ventral spots.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 13 (9%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 5-6 mm
Flight: July / August
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
26/11/2018+VC37 - WorcestershireSO74 -
08/11/20162VC37 - WorcestershireSO73 -
2016+VC37 - WorcestershireSO74 -
22/10/2014+VC36 - HerefordshireSO34 -
08/11/2010+VC36 - HerefordshireSO34 -
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