The Moths of Suffolk
32 Ectoedemia erythrogenella, (Joannis, 1907)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local in coastal areas

Habitats : In coastal areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July

Larval foodplants : Bramble (Rubus fructicosus agg.), mining the leaves

Records : Landguard (N Odin & M Marsh, 16.x.2004 & 7.x.2005), Thorpeness (A Prichard, 30.x.2005), Bawdsey (A Prichard, 6.xi.2005), Shingle Street (A Prichard, 6.xi.2005) and Brightwell (J Langmaid, 27.x.2006)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 5mm


Confusion species
    AdultEctoedemia agrimoniae
Ectoedemia albifasciella
    Leaf-mineStigmella aurella
Stigmella auromarginella

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Leaf-mine occurrence

Life history chart
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