The Moths of Suffolk
729 Isophrictis striatella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Waste ground, grass verges, gardens, damp grassland and fens

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to August

Larval foodplants : Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) or Sneeze-wort (Achillea ptarmica)

Records : Rushmere St Andrew (J Higgott, 24.vii.2004, per Ent. Rec.)

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Stour wood, Essex (15.vii.2011) © Neil Sherman

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (4.viii.2013) © Paul Kitchener
Aldeburgh, Suffolk (25.vii.2014) © Neil Sherman