The Moths of Suffolk
764 Pseudotelphusa scalella, (Scopoli, 1763)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded, May to June

Larval foodplants : Moss growing on tree-trunks

Records : Ipswich (A Prichard, 13.vi.2002), Great Martins Wood (SMG, 6.vi.2003), Old Hall Wood (SMG, 17.vi.2005 & 10.vi.2006)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as Suffolk

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Old Hall wood, Suffolk (vi.2006) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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