The Moths of Suffolk
24a Ectoedemia hannoverella, (Glitz, 1872)

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce, in Brecks and Sandlings

Habitats : Woodland and where small groups of trees of the foodplant occur

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : Black Poplar (Populus nigra) and its hybrid (Populus x canadensis), mining the petiole and basal area of the leaf

Records : Mildenhall (J Clifton & A Prichard, 25.ix.2002; SMG, 2.x.2004), Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman 1.x.2002, 2003-7, 2009), Ipswich (A Prichard, 10.x.2004), Brandon (A Prichard, 3.x.2003), Melton (A Prichard, 9.xi.2003), Icklingham (A Prichard, 28.x.2006), Eye (SMG, 10.x.2009), Beccles (16.x.2010), Hadleigh (SMG, 15.x.2011) and Raydon (SMG, 15.x.2011)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEctoedemia turbidella
    Leaf-mineEctoedemia turbidella
Stigmella trimaculella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

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Adult hatched from mine collected in 2003. - Ipswich, Suffolk (iv.2004) © Neil Sherman

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Leafmine on Black Poplar - Icklingham, Suffolk (28.x.2006) © A Prichard

Flight chart
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16 100 33

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Further Photographs

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Tenanted leaf-mine in Black Poplar hybrid - Ipswich Golf Course, Suffolk (9.x.2002) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Black Poplar - Icklingham, Suffolk (28.x.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Black Poplar - Icklingham, Suffolk (28.x.2006) © A Prichard
 
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Leafmine on Black Poplar - Icklingham, Suffolk (28.x.2006) © A Prichard
Mine on hybrid Black poplar. - Ipswich, Suffolk (x.2003) © Neil Sherman