The Moths of Suffolk
37 Ectoedemia albifasciella, (Heinemann, 1871)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and abundant

Habitats : Where the foodplant occurs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June

Larval foodplants : Oak (Quercus), mining the leaves

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 5-6mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEctoedemia erythrogenella
Ectoedemia subbimaculella
Ectoedemia heringi
    Leaf-mineEctoedemia subbimaculella
Ectoedemia heringi

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

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Leafmine on oak - Rendlesham, Suffolk (10.x.2002) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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B B B V

Life history chart
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pupa pupa pupa pupa pupa pupaimago ovaimago ova ova ovalarva larvapupa pupa

Further Photographs

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Tenanted mine on oak (Quercus) - North Cove, Suffolk (16.x.2010) © A Prichard
Leafmine on oak - Rendlesham, Suffolk (10.x.2002) © A Prichard
Leafmine on oak - Hadleigh, Suffolk (23.ix.2006) © A Prichard
 
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Tenanted mine on oak - Thorpeness, Suffolk (29.ix.2007) © A Prichard