The Moths of Suffolk
40 Bohemannia pulverosella, (Stainton, 1849)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Where the foodplant occurs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May

Larval foodplants : Apple (Malus), wild and cultivated varieties

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 6-7mm

Identification

Confusion species
    Leaf-mineEctoedemia atricollis
Stigmella incognitella

Compare confusion species
    Leaf-mine

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Leaf-mine on apple - Hoxne, Suffolk (8.x.2011) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Leaf-mine on apple - Hoxne, Suffolk (8.x.2011) © A Prichard