The Moths of Suffolk
780 Bryotropha similis, (Stainton, 1854)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Open country and urban areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to August

Larval foodplants : Mosses

Records : Woolpit (P Bryant, 16.viii.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Rarely taken at light in Monks Sohani during 1912-31 (Mly) on the commons round Aldeburgh in 1892 (Ctw); Brandon (Wrn).

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultBryotropha umbrosella
Bryotropha affinis
Bryotropha senectella

Compare confusion species
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Flight chart
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Life history chart
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