The Moths of Suffolk
740 Monochroa hornigi, (Staudinger, 1883)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Damp bare ground and ditches

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to August

Larval foodplants : Pale Persicaria (Persicaria lapathifolia) or possibly other Persicaria

Records : Ipswich (N Sherman, 2.vii.2006)

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultMonochroa moyses

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Confirmed by dissection. - Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2007) © Neil Sherman

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