The Moths of Suffolk
778 Bryotropha umbrosella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Mainly coastal, open dune areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late May to mid-August

Larval foodplants : Mosses

Records : Landguard (N Odin, 16.viii.2003)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Foxhall in May 1896; and on lime in Monks Soham garden in May 1913 (Mly); Brandon (Wrn), on the open Breck in June 1903-9; and Tuddenham in July 1903 (Mly, EMM. 1904, 80).


Confusion species
    AdultBryotropha affinis
Bryotropha similis
Bryotropha senectella

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