The Moths of Suffolk
395 Glyphipterix haworthana, (Stephens, 1834)

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : Local

Habitats : Bogs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late April to May

Larval foodplants : Cotton-grass (Eriophorum)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-15mm

Identification

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

Compare confusion species
    Adult

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Swept from Cotton grass flowerheads - Lynebeg, Inverness-shire (13.v.2014) © Neil Sherman

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Swept from Cotton grass flowerheads - Lynebeg, Inverness-shire (13.v.2014) © Neil Sherman