The Moths of Suffolk
132 Incurvaria praelatella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Wet woodland clearings

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June

Larval foodplants : Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca) and Water Avens (Geum rivale)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Discovered to occur among wild-strawberry at Copdock (Hocking), about 1900.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultLampronia capitella, Currant shoot Borer
Lampronia luzella

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Life history chart
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