The Moths of Suffolk
138 Lampronia fuscatella, (Tengström, 1848)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : Birch (Betula)

Records : Mildenhall (A M Emmet, 1984 & 1988)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-18mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultLampronia pubicornis

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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (24.v.2012) © Neil Sherman
St Olaves, Suffolk (8.vi.2013) © Keith Knights