The Moths of Suffolk
767 Carpatolechia decorella, (Haworth, 1812)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Woodland and scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July

Larval foodplants : Deciduous oak (Quercus) or Dog-wood (Cornus sanguinea)

Records : Santon Downham (B Palmer, 1987-1989)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Local and uncommon, hibernates. Aldeburgh in 1892 (Ctw); Thetford (W.H.B. Fletcher).

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultXenolechia aethiops
Carpatolechia alburnella

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Life history chart
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