The Moths of Suffolk
789 Bryotropha domestica, (Haworth, 1828)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Urban areas

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

Larval foodplants : Mosses

Morley's Final Catalogue : Found in Ipswich during 1896-7 (Pyett) and commonly during 1930-5 (Whit.); rare at Monks Soham light in July, August 1934-6 (Mly); Aldeburgh in 1892 (Ctw); Lowestoft (Bd).

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2007) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (2.viii.2009) © A Prichard