The Moths of Suffolk
742 Monochroa lutulentella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Fens, dry fields and damp habitats

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late June to early August

Larval foodplants : Possibly Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)

Morley's Final Catalogue : One of the light specialities of the New Forest in July. Captured at light-in Bungay during 1903 (Mrs. Mann).


Confusion species : None

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