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A tiny moth only about 2mm long, that I came across on a burdock leaf (Arctium sp).  Probably a Stigmella sp, possibly Stigmella aurella (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae), but there are many other similar species in this genus.  They are leaf-miners.

Photo taken in the Wilderness, Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2013-07-13.

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