Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex mine on sallow, Lutley, Worcestershire, 26.11.20. adult emerged 6.5.21.

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Ectoedemia intimella
Black-spot Sallow Pigmy

(Zeller, 1848)25 / 4.082

Fairly common resident.

Mines leaves of Salix caprea and S. cinerea with larva feeding in October/November, at first feeding in the petiole/midrib and then in a blotch in the leaf with a double line of frass edging the passage from the midrib. May produce 'green islands' in fallen leaves.

Recorded in 41 (29%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 5-6mm
Flight: May / June
Foodplant:   Sallows
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: A
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
15/11/20196VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90 -
27/10/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO36 -
27/10/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO36 -
17/11/20181VC40 - ShropshireSJ53 -
02/11/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO66 -
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