The Moths of Suffolk
340 Phyllonorycter scopariella, (Zeller, 1846)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Distribution and abundance : Rare, possibly under-recorded

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to early July

Larval foodplants : Broom (Sarothamnus scoparius)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Local about broom, doubtless through the whole County from Ipswich (Pyett) to Brandon (Barrett).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 6-8mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter salicicolellaPhyllonorycter dubitella
Phyllonorycter cavellaPhyllonorycter ulicicolella
Phyllonorycter maestingellaPhyllonorycter coryli, Nut Leaf Blister Moth
Phyllonorycter esperellaPhyllonorycter strigulatella
Phyllonorycter rajellaPhyllonorycter distentella
Phyllonorycter anderidaePhyllonorycter quinqueguttella

Compare confusion species
    Adult

Life history chart
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