The Moths of Suffolk
800 Gelechia rhombella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Especially in old orchards

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to August

Larval foodplants : Apple (Malus) or Pear (Pyrus communis)

Records : Ipswich (J Higgott & J Langmaid, 2001)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Apparently somewhat rare with us. Among apple-trees at Leiston before 1890 (Grey).


Confusion species : None

Life history chart
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