The Moths of Suffolk
331 Phyllonorycter lantanella, (Schrank, 1802)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : On chalky soils

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : Wayfaring-tree (Viburnum lantana), Guelder-rose (Viburnum opulus) or Lauristinus (Viburnum tinus), very occasionally on Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)

Records : Santon Downham (B Palmer, 1987-1989), Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman, 24.iii.2004 & 14.iv.2005), Rushmere (J B Higgott, 5.iv.)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-9mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter oxyacanthaePhyllonorycter sorbi
Phyllonorycter blancardellaPhyllonorycter hostis
Phyllonorycter junoniellaPhyllonorycter spinicolella
Phyllonorycter cerasicolella
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter sorbi
Phyllonorycter mespilella
Phyllonorycter hostis

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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