The Moths of Suffolk
335 Phyllonorycter salicicolella, (Sircom, 1848)

National Status : Common

Distribution and abundance : Rare, possibly under-recorded

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and late July to August

Larval foodplants : Sallow (Salix)

Records : Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman, 11.vii.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Occurred at Herffley and Euston 1932, bred at former (Whit).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 7-8.5mm


Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter viminetorum
Phyllonorycter hilarella
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter salictella
Phyllonorycter viminetorum
Phyllonorycter dubitella
Phyllonorycter hilarella
Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella

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Hatched from mine on Sallow collected in October 2008 - Ipswich, Suffolk (iv.2009) © Neil Sherman

Life history chart
pupa pupa pupa pupa pupaimago ova larvapupa ovapupaimago ovalarva larvapupa pupa pupa