The Moths of Suffolk
366a Cameraria ohridella, Horse-chestnut Leaf-miner, Deschka & Dimic, 1986

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and abundant, rapidly colonising

Habitats : Wherever the foodplant occurs

Flight Period : At least three broods per year, April to October

Larval foodplants : Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) and Norway Maple (Acer platanoides)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Identification

Confusion species : None


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female - Thetford, Norfolk (13.vii.2006) © Lee Gregory

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First Suffolk record. - Ipswich, Suffolk (viii.2004) © Neil Sherman

Further Photographs

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male - Thetford, Norfolk (13.vii.2006) © Lee Gregory
Heavily Infested Tree - Thompson, Norfolk (2.vii.2006) © Lee Gregory
Heavily Infested Tree - Thompson, Norfolk (2.vii.2006) © Lee Gregory
 
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Woolpit, Suffolk (25.iv.2009) © Lee Gregory