The Moths of Suffolk
313 Acrocercops brongniardella, (Fabricius, 1798)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, hedgerows and scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late July to May, overwintering

Larval foodplants : oak (Quercus), including Evergreen Oak (Quercus ilex)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Found at Brandon, Tuddenham and larvae very abundant at Herringswell before 1890 (Warren).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-10mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Eye, Suffolk (1.vii.2006) © Paul Kitchener

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Mine on oak - Purdis Heath, Suffolk (4.vii.2003) © A Prichard

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Mine on oak - Tattingstone, Suffolk (1.vi.2005) © A Prichard
Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2008) © Neil Sherman
Bawdsey, Suffolk (31.vii.2010) © Matthew Deans
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (26.vii.2013) © Paul Kitchener
Ipswich, Suffolk (12.viii.2017) © Paul Kitchener