The Moths of Suffolk
226 Triaxomasia caprimulgella, (Stainton, 1851)

National Status : pRDB1

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Formerly rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Not known ? possibly dead insects in spiders webs or dead wood of oak, beech and elm

Morley's Final Catalogue : This Middlesex species was taken in Ipswich during July 1933-5 by. Dr. Whittingham (Trans. ii, p. cii).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-11mm


Confusion species : None

Life history chart
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