The Moths of Suffolk
25 Ectoedemia intimella, (Zeller, 1848)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June

Larval foodplants : Sallows (Salix) especially Goat Willow (Salix caprea)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 5-6mm

Identification

Confusion species
    Leaf-mineStigmella salicis
Stigmella obliquella

Compare confusion species
    Leaf-mine

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Leaf-mine on sallow - Bradfield Woods, Suffolk (20.x.2002) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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