The Moths of Suffolk
807 Gelechia turpella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : pRDB2

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July

Larval foodplants : Black Poplar (Populus nigra) or Lombardy Poplar (Populus nigra var. italica). Possibly also willows and sallows (Salix)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Aston's Additions : Mr. Morley swept it commonly on 30.v.1941 from the gravel hillside to the North of Bentley Woods. Specimens identified bv Mr. Rait-Smith (Trans. S.N.S. Vol. V, pt. 1, p. 48).


Confusion species : None

Flight chart

Life history chart
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