The Moths of Suffolk
159 Antispila petryi, Martini, 1899

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare, probably over-looked

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Dogwood (Swida sanguinea), mining the leaves

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 6mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhylloporia bistrigella
Antispila metallella
    Leaf-mineAntispila metallella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

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Groton Wood, Suffolk (12.ix.2010) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Groton Wood, Suffolk (12.ix.2010) © A Prichard