The Moths of Suffolk
346 Phyllonorycter distentella, (Zeller, 1846)

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : pRDB2

Habitats : Long established oak woodlands

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : deciduous oak (Quercus)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-9.5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter salicicolellaPhyllonorycter dubitella
Phyllonorycter cavellaPhyllonorycter ulicicolella
Phyllonorycter scopariellaPhyllonorycter maestingella
Phyllonorycter coryli, Nut Leaf Blister MothPhyllonorycter esperella
Phyllonorycter strigulatellaPhyllonorycter rajella
Phyllonorycter anderidaePhyllonorycter quinqueguttella

Compare confusion species
    Adult

Life history chart
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