Recent Status: This species was separated from A. lineatella as a new species in March 2017. More Info Previous Suffolk records of A. lineatella have been, or should be, reviewed. The species is locally frequent in Suffolk.
Life Style: The moth is considered to be single brooded flying in June, July and August. It may also be an immigrant. The larvae feed from a folded spun leaf of Acer campestre and other Acer species.
Identification: The moth is a pale grey marked with longitudinal darker grey to black. It is separated from A. lineatella by the presence of a strong longitudinal mark above the dorsum at half way along the forewing, the other darker mark also being a little longer and more prominent. More Info These species can also be separated on genitalia.
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 15 (26%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2013. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats