The Moths of Suffolk
718 Ethmia dodecea, (Haworth, 1828)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Edges of woodland rides and wooded fenland

Flight Period : Single-brooded, May to August

Larval foodplants : Common Gromwell (Lithospermum officinale)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Recorded from 'Suffolk' by Meyrick in 1927, p. 742.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 17-21mm


Confusion species : None

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Thetford Warren, Suffolk (4.vii.2009) © Lee Gregory

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Barnhamcross Common, Suffolk (2.vii.2010) © Matthew Deans
Ipswich, Suffolk (15.vii.2013) © Neil Sherman