Morley’s Final Catalogue: Felixstow (Gbs); Waldringfield (Wir)- frequent at Monks Soham light in July (Mly); Southwold (Ctw); Gorleston (D). Brandon on Scots-fir.
Recent Status: One of the commoner species of the genus in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded summer flying species that comes to light during summer. The larvae hibernate before feeding. In the spring they initially mine and then feed in flowers or shoots of a variety of herbaceous plants.
Identification: This species can only be reliably identified by examination of the genitalia. More Info This is a larger species of Cnephasia but that fact alone cannot enable it to be identified.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 31 (53%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1935. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats