The Moths of Suffolk
717 Ethmia terminella, Fletcher, 1938

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Recent colonist (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Vegetated coastal shingle

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to early July

Larval foodplants : Viper's Bugloss (Echium vulgare)

Records : Landguard (N Odin, 2004 to 2007), Bawdsey (M Deans,, & 7.vii.2006)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 16-22mm


Confusion species : None

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Landguard, Felixstowe, Suffolk ( © Paul Kitchener

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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