Morley’s Final Catalogue: Quite a local insect here, noticed at only Wherstead in July 1899 (Mly) and in Bentley Woods during July 1901-2 (Gibbs),
Recent Status: An occasional species across Suffolk.
Life Style: The moth is a night flying species that comes to light. It flies in June, July and August. The ova are laid on bark under a protective covering and hatch the following year. The larvae feed from a rolled leaf on a wide variety if deciduous trees and shrubs. They pupate in the larval habitation.
Identification: A boldly marked Archips species with three discrete dark patches. The central one does not meet the costa. The posterior one is broad on the costa and extends narrowly towards the tornus. The males have a costal fold.
Recorded in 26 (45%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1899. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats