The Moths of Suffolk
478 Phaulernis fulviguttella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) or Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris)

Morley's Final Catalogue : By no means general; on seeds of umbellifers. Foxhall in August 1897 (Mly); Leiston (Grey); Oulton (Bd), sitting quite commonly on Angelica flowers in Barnby Broad on 21 August 1898, and Henstead Marsh 1935 (Mly). Edwardstone (Whit).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-11mm


Confusion species
    AdultPhaulernis dentella

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