The Moths of Suffolk
308 Parornix finitimella, (Zeller, 1850)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, hedgerows, scrub and gardens

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) or Wild Plum (Prunus domestica)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-10mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultParornix loganellaParornix betulae
Parornix fagivoraParornix anglicella
Parornix devoniellaParornix scoticella
Parornix alpicolaDeltaornix torquillella
    Leaf-mineDeltaornix torquillella
Phyllonorycter spinicolella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Flight chart
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Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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