Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not separated from A. cinctella at Morley’s time.
Recent Status: A number of Suffolk records.
Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species that comes to light. The larvae feed from spinnings of terminal shoots of Lotus pedunculatus and L. corniculatus. They pupate in a cocoon on the ground.
Identification:Aproaerema species that are dark winged with a prominent pale transverse band. It can be interrupted or absent in particularly in A. taeniolella. A. taeniolella also has a matching pale band on the underside of the forewing and a pale spot or broken band on the underwing underside. The forewing band may be slightly curved on taeniolella and cinctella but this is not always the case.A. cinctella has slightly narrower forewings than A. larseniella. Where a specimen has no clear specific characters then identification is by genitalia dissection. More Info
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 12 (21%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2006. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats