The Moths of Suffolk
354 Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella, (Bouché, 1834)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : Honeysuckle (Lonicera), Snow-berry (Symphoricarpos rivularis), occasionally on Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Another honeysuckle-species. Recorded with us from only Nacton, where it was bred in 1934 (Whit.), Flixton after 1890 (Ctw) and Fritton in 1936 (Gd).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-10mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter schreberellaPhyllonorycter scabiosella
Phyllonorycter tristrigellaPhyllonorycter stettinensis
Phyllonorycter froelichiellaPhyllonorycter nicellii
Phyllonorycter kleemannellaPhyllonorycter trifasciella
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter trifasciella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Life history chart
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