Morley’s Final Catalogue: Holbrook in 1933'and Wetheringset in 1934; bred (Whit).
Recent Status: Commonly recorded in Suffolk.
Life Style: A double brooded species that has been recorded during May and August. The larvae feed on Carpinus. They pupate in the larval habitation. The pupal stage passes the winter.
Identification: The moth is a classically patterned Phyllonorycter species with narrow costal and dorsal marks characterised by the first costal mark narrowly extending along the costa towards the wing base.
The larvae create a blister blotch on the upper surface of a leaf causing it eventually to fold upwards. More Info
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Recorded in 34 (59%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1933.
Last Recorded in 2020.