The Moths of Suffolk
393 Glyphipterix equitella, (Scopoli, 1763)

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 1)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Biting Stonecrop (Sedum acre), probably also English Stonecrop (Sedum anglicum)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Feeds in shoots of yellow-stonecrop, among which it has been noticed at only Brandon (Barrett).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-10mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultGlyphipterix simpliciella, Cocksfoot Moth
Glyphipterix schoenicolella
Glyphipterix forsterella
Glyphipterix haworthana

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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