The Moths of Suffolk
445 Ocnerostoma friesei, Svensson, 1966

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Conifer plantations

Flight Period : Double or triple-brooded; March to May, August and sometimes November

Larval foodplants : Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Records : Elveden (B Statham, 17.iv.2003; H Beaumont, 12-14.viii.2002)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-10mm


Confusion species
    AdultOcnerostoma pinariella

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Female - Ipswich, Suffolk (11.viii.2009) © Neil Sherman

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Further Photographs

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Male - Ipswich, Suffolk (4.viii.2011) © Neil Sherman
Iken Cliff, Suffolk (1.vii.2013) © Paul Kitchener