The Moths of Suffolk
360 Phyllonorycter kleemannella, (Fabricius, 1781)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Wet woodland, hedgerows and scrub

Flight Period : Probably single-brooded; August

Larval foodplants : Alder (Alnus glutinosa), or occasionally Alnus cordata or Grey Alder (Alnus incana)

Morley's Final Catalogue : In numbers at Sproughton and Bromeswell, bred in 1932 (Whit).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter schreberellaPhyllonorycter emberizaepenella
Phyllonorycter scabiosellaPhyllonorycter tristrigella
Phyllonorycter stettinensisPhyllonorycter froelichiella
Phyllonorycter nicelliiPhyllonorycter trifasciella
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter strigulatella
Phyllonorycter rajella
Phyllonorycter froelichiella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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