The Moths of Suffolk
436 Pseudoswammerdamia combinella, (Hübner, 1786)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, heathland and other areas where the foodplant occurs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Morley's Final Catalogue : The least frequent of the genus with us; on blackthorn. Leiston (Grey) and Southwold (Ctw), both before 1890. At Fritton light in Aug. 1934 (Mly).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 13-16mm


Confusion species : None

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Ipswich, Suffolk (v.2004) © Neil Sherman

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