The Moths of Suffolk
659 Amphisbatis incongruella, (Stainton, 1849)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Mainly moorland and heathland

Flight Period : Single-brooded, March to early May

Larval foodplants : Wild Thyme (Thymus polytrichus), on the dead-flowers, and heather (Calluna vulgaris), where it probably feeds in the same manner

Records : Minsmere (C Anderson, 1995)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Found to occur at Beccles during 1906 (Crf, EMM. 1908, 35).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-12mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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