The Moths of Suffolk
771 Carpatolechia alburnella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late June to August

Larval foodplants : Birch (Betula)

Records : Lakenheath (B Palmer, 12-13.vi.1993), Redgrave (SMG, 6.vii.2001), Ipswich (N Sherman, 2006-7), Martlesham Heath (S Goddard, 13.vii.2007)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCarpatolechia decorella
Carpatolechia proximella

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2006) © Neil Sherman

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