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).
Recent Status: There are a number of Suffolk records.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying in June, July and August, occasionally later and comes to light. The larvae feed from spun or folded leaves on Ulmus species. They pupate in the tree bark.
Identification: The moth wing colour may be white, grey or light ochre. It is heavily marked with black scales particularly from one quarter to three quarters. There is a specific pattern similar to the common C. proximella. More Info Where the comparison on images fails to identify to species a genitalia dissection is required. More Info
Recorded in 13 (22%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1896. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats