The Moths of Suffolk
317 Phyllonorycter heegeriella, (Zeller, 1846)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce, probably under-recorded

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : deciduous oak (Quercus)

Morley's Final Catalogue : At Holbrook in 1931 and bred from Shrublands 1932-3 (Whit).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 6.5-7.5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter harrisella
Phyllonorycter tenerella
Phyllonorycter kuhlweiniella
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter harrisellaPhyllonorycter roboris
Phyllonorycter kuhlweiniellaPhyllonorycter quercifoliella
Phyllonorycter messaniellaPhyllonorycter muelleriella
Phyllonorycter distentellaPhyllonorycter lautella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Life history chart
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