The Moths of Suffolk
28 Ectoedemia angulifasciella, (Stainton, 1849)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Hedgerows, woodland edges and scrubby areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July

Larval foodplants : Rose (Rosa) and Burnet Rose (Poterium sanguisorba), mining the leaves

Morley's Final Catalogue : An abundant kind among roses. Assington Thicks in early June 1899, and frequent in Monks Soham garden in August (Morley); Hacheston (Harker).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 5-6mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEctoedemia agrimoniae
Ectoedemia atricollis
    Leaf-mineStigmella anomalella, Rose Leaf Miner
Stigmella centifoliella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

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Leafmine on Dog Rose - Stallode, Suffolk (30.ix.2006) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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B B T

Life history chart
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pupa pupa pupa pupa pupa pupa ovaimago ova larva larva larvapupa pupa

Further Photographs

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Leafmine on Dog Rose - Redlingfield, Suffolk (6.x.2002) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Dog Rose - Redlingfield, Suffolk (6.x.2002) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Dog Rose - Newmarket, Suffolk (22.x.2002) © A Prichard
 
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Leafmine on Dog Rose - Great Thurlow, Suffolk (8.x.2004) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Dog Rose - Great Thurlow, Suffolk (8.x.2004) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Dog Rose - Ufford, Suffolk (28.x.2004) © A Prichard
 
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Leafmine on Dog Rose - Ufford, Suffolk (28.x.2004) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Dog Rose - Stallode, Suffolk (30.ix.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on Dog Rose - Stallode, Suffolk (30.ix.2006) © A Prichard