The Moths of Suffolk
772 Carpatolechia fugitivella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Woodland, parkland, gardens and hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late June to July

Larval foodplants : Elm (Ulmus), including Wych Elm (Ulmus glabrea)

Records : Ipswich (A Prichard & B Goodey, 11.vi.1997)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Framsden and common in Ipswich, 1932-5 (Whit.); Sproughton, and abundant on elm-trunks at Ipswich in June 1896 (Pyett); Orford, July 1902 (Gibbs); Aldeburgh & Flixton (Ctw).

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCarpatolechia notatella

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2008) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (15.vi.2011) © Neil Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (2.vii.2015) © Paul Kitchener