The Moths of Suffolk
752 Aristotelia ericinella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Heathland

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to mid-August

Larval foodplants : Heather (Calluna vulgaris)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Abundant on all our heaths in July and August : Foxhall, Staverton Thicks; Tuddenham heath in 1906, Brandon in 1929 (Mly). On the borders of Breck sands (Farren, Ent. 1886, 80).


Confusion species : None

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2005) © N Sherman

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