The Moths of Suffolk
129 Incurvaria pectinea, Haworth, 1828

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; April to May

Larval foodplants : Birch (Betula) and Hazel (Corylus)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-16mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultIncurvaria masculella
Lampronia morosa

Compare confusion species
    Adult

Click to view full size image
Found in polytunnel - Ipswich, Suffolk (iv.2009) © Neil Sherman

Click to view full size image
Larva mines on Hazel - Wolves Wood, Suffolk (21.v.2006) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
JFMAMJJASOND
T V V V

Life history chart
JFMAMJJASOND
pupa pupa pupa pupaimago ovaimago ovalarva larva larva larva pupa pupa pupa

Further Photographs

Click to view full size image
Leafmine on Hazel - Bradfield Woods, Suffolk (20.x.2002) © A Prichard