The Moths of Suffolk
731 Eulamprotes atrella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Rough ground, dry pastures, woodland clearings and downland

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to August

Larval foodplants : Perforate St John's-wort (Hypericum perforatum) or Hairy St John's-wort (Hypericum hirsutum)

Records : Thornham (P Kitcehener, 4.viii.2004), Elveden (G Finch, 10.vii.2007)

Morley's Final Catalogue : In Hyperieum-stems. Found among St. John's-wort at Hacheston (Hkr); Hemley in 1929 (Whit).

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEulamprotes immaculatella

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