The Moths of Suffolk
29 Ectoedemia atricollis, (Stainton, 1857)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and abundant

Habitats : Wherever the foodplant occurs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June

Larval foodplants : hawthorn (Crataegus), apple (Malus), Wild Cherry (Prunus avium) and pear (Pyrus), mining the leaves

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 5-6mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEctoedemia agrimoniae
Ectoedemia spinosella
Ectoedemia angulifasciella
Ectoedemia arcuatella
Ectoedemia rubivora
    Leaf-mineBohemannia pulverosellaStigmella perpygmaeella
Stigmella minusculellaStigmella hybnerella
Stigmella oxyacanthellaStigmella regiella
Stigmella crataegella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Click to view full size image
Leafmine on hawthorn - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (9.x.2006) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
JFMAMJJASOND
T B B

Life history chart
JFMAMJJASOND
larval diapause larval diapause larval diapause larval diapausepupa pupa ovaimago ova larva larva larva larval diapause larval diapause

Further Photographs

Click to view full size imageClick to view full size imageClick to view full size image
Leafmine on hawthorn - Coddenham, Suffolk (3.x.2004) © A Prichard
Leafmine on hawthorn - Great Thurlow, Suffolk (8.x.2004) © A Prichard
Leafmine on hawthorn - Great Thurlow, Suffolk (8.x.2004) © A Prichard
 
Click to view full size imageClick to view full size imageClick to view full size image
Leafmine on hawthorn - Great Thurlow, Suffolk (8.x.2004) © A Prichard
Tenanted leafmine on apple - Great Thurlow, Suffolk (8.x.2004) © A Prichard
Leafmine on cherry - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (9.x.2006) © A Prichard
 
Click to view full size imageClick to view full size imageClick to view full size image
Leafmine on cherry - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (9.x.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on cherry - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (9.x.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on hawthorn - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (9.x.2006) © A Prichard
 
Click to view full size imageClick to view full size imageClick to view full size image
Leafmine on hawthorn - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (9.x.2006) © A Prichard
Vacated mines on apple - Hoxne, Suffolk (8.x.2011) © A Prichard
Vacated mine on apple - Hoxne, Suffolk (8.x.2011) © A Prichard