The Moths of Suffolk
22 Ectoedemia louisella, (Sircom, 1849)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, hedgerows, scrub

Flight Period : Two or three broods, April to May, July and September

Larval foodplants : Field Maple (Acer campestre)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 5-8mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEctoedemia sericopeza

Compare confusion species
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Gen.det. Jon Clifton - Eye, Suffolk (28.viii.2008) © Paul Kitchener

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Leafmine on in field maple key - Hadleigh, Suffolk (23.ix.2006) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Leafmine in Field Maple key - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (29.ix.2002) © A Prichard
Leafmine in Field Maple key - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (29.ix.2002) © A Prichard
Leafmine in Field Maple key - Claydon, Suffolk (3.x.2004) © A Prichard
 
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Leafmine on in field maple key - Hadleigh, Suffolk (23.ix.2006) © A Prichard