The Moths of Suffolk
646 Telechrysis tripuncta, (Haworth, 1828)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Woodland and hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late May to June

Larval foodplants : Probably dead wood

Records : Ipswich (N Sherman, 3.vi.2003 & 7.vi.2006), Minsmere (R Harvey, 4.vi.2004, 21 & 23.vi.2005, 15.vi.2006)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Found at Hemley in 1902 (Wlr; Trans. i, 36). One at Fritton in 1935 (Gd).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-14mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2006) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Tattingstone, Suffolk (2.vii.2012) © Brian Jones