The Moths of Suffolk
481 Epermenia falciformis, (Haworth, 1828)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, fens, heathland and coastal areas

Flight Period : Double-brooded; June to early July and August to early September

Larval foodplants : Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris) or Ground-elder (Aegopodium podagraria)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Taken at Beccles by Crowfoot during 1906 (EMM. 1908, 35) and Fritton light by lake on 21 August 1935 (Morley).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEpermenia chaerophyllella

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Ipswich, Suffolk (viii.2004) © Neil Sherman

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