Glyphipterigidae : Acrolepiinae
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Digitivalva pulicariae
Fleabane Fanner

Klimesch, 1956472 / 19.010

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.

Life Style: This single brooded species can be found in any month of the year. The adults hibernate and oviposit in spring on Pulicaria dysenterica and also Eupaturium. The larvae mine the leaves and pupate in a loose network cocoon beneath a leaf. The adult moth comes to light.

Identification: The moth is patterned with white and brown (sometimes orange/brown). Basally it shows traverse striae. The dorsum shows a quadrate patch of brown at one third and two beyond that merge into the browner patterned apical third. More Info

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Glyphipterix schoenicolella  |  Acrolepiopsis assectella >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/07/2020125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
25/07/2019125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
10/08/2013125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
07/08/2003+25TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
07/08/2003+25TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: August to April
Foodplant:   Common Fleabane, Hemp-agrimony
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2022. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022
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