The Moths of Suffolk
784 Bryotropha galbanella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Uncertain, requiring confirmation (SMP Status 3)

Habitats : Forests

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

Larval foodplants : Mosses

Records : Bentley Wood (C Morley, 1.ix.1945). Given the northerly distribution of this species and lack of any other records in the south of the country this record requires confirmation.

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Aston's Additions : Mr. Morley caught a female specimen at 9 p.m. on 1.ix.1945 in Bentley Woods and the specimen was determined by Mr. Rait-Smith (Trans. S.N.S., Vol. VII, pt. I, p. 32).


Confusion species : None

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