The Moths of Suffolk
443 Cedestis subfasciella, (Stephens, 1834)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Conifer plantations

Flight Period : Single-brooded; March to July

Larval foodplants : Pine (Pinus)

Records : Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman, 10.viii.2003, 2004 & 2005, Tangham Forest (SMG, 29.v.2004), Wordwell (SMG, 17.viii.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Occurs on firs with the last, and is no rarer. Aldeburgh, Southwold and Flixton (Ctw); Brandon (Wrn). Ramsholt in 1932 and Sutton Heath in 1933 (Whit).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-11mm


Confusion species
    AdultCedestis gysseleniella

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Ipswich, Suffolk (iv.2007) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Eye, Suffolk (31.v.2009) © Paul Kitchener
Ipswich, Suffolk (15.v.2017) © Paul Kitchener