The Moths of Suffolk
133 Lampronia capitella, Currant shoot Borer, (Clerck, 1759)

National Status : pRDB3

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

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Gardens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : currant or gooseberry (Ribes)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Discovered by Dr. Whittingham at Westerfield during 1934-5.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-17mm


Confusion species
    AdultIncurvaria praelatella
Lampronia luzella

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Life history chart
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