The Moths of Suffolk
145 Nemophora minimella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July

Larval foodplants : Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis) and Small Scabious (Scabiosa columbaria)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Several imagines taken on and about Angelica sylvestris flowers in Barnby,Broad during August 1898 (Morley).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-14mm


Confusion species
    AdultNemophora fasciella
Nemophora cupriacella
Adela cuprella

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