The Moths of Suffolk
185 Luffia ferchaultella, (Stephens, 1850)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Larval foodplants : Lichen

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan


Confusion species
    Larval caseNarycia duplicellaDahlica triquetrella
Dahlica inconspicuella, Lesser Lichen Case-bearerDahlica lichenella, Lichen Case-bearer
Diplodoma laichartingellaBacotia claustrella
Luffia lapidella

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    Larval case

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Bromeswell, Suffolk (15.iii.2008) © A Prichard

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