The Moths of Suffolk
749 Sitotroga cerealella, Angoumois Grain Moth, (Olivier, 1789)

National Status : Adventive

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Arable areas

Flight Period : Continuously brooded in heated warehouses

Larval foodplants : Wheat (Triticum), barley (Hordeum) or rye (Secale)

Morley's Final Catalogue : An introduction, on stored wheat, &c. A specimen found in Ipswich on 23 July 1898 (Pyett).

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultMetzneria littorella
Metzneria lappella
Metzneria aestivella
Metzneria metzneriella

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Life history chart
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