The Moths of Suffolk
310 Callisto denticulella, (Thunberg, 1794)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Woodland, hedgerows, scrub, orchards and gardens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : apple (Malus)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Doubtless frequent. Ipswich in 1934-5 (Whit.); flew into Monks Soham museum during May 1933 (Mly); Flixton (Ctw).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-12mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultParectopa ononidis
Callisto coffeella
    Leaf-mineParornix scoticella
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

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Eye, Suffolk (24.v.2008) © Paul Kitchener

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Leafmine on apple - Somerleyton, Suffolk (14.x.2006) © A Prichard

Flight chart
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Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Leafmine on apple - Somerleyton, Suffolk (14.x.2006) © A Prichard
Leafmine on apple - Somerleyton, Suffolk (14.x.2006) © A Prichard