The Moths of Suffolk
348 Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella, (Stainton, 1851)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Distribution and abundance : Rare, possibly under-recorded

Habitats : Sandhills, marshes and heathland

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : Creeping Willow (Salix repens), Sandhill Creeping Willow (Salix arenaria)

Records : Thorpeness (A M Emmet, 3.ix.1985), West Suffolk (A M Emmet)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Discovered late in 1936 near Cavenham by the Bishop (in lit. 30 October).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 6-7.5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter salicicolellaPhyllonorycter dubitella
Phyllonorycter cavellaPhyllonorycter ulicicolella
Phyllonorycter scopariellaPhyllonorycter maestingella
Phyllonorycter coryli, Nut Leaf Blister MothPhyllonorycter esperella
Phyllonorycter strigulatellaPhyllonorycter rajella
Phyllonorycter distentellaPhyllonorycter anderidae
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter salictella
Phyllonorycter viminetorum
Phyllonorycter salicicolella
Phyllonorycter dubitella
Phyllonorycter hilarella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Life history chart
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