The Moths of Suffolk
808 Platyedra subcinerea, (Haworth, 1828)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Flight Period : August to June

Larval foodplants : Common Mallow (Malva sylvestris) or occasionally on Garden Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)

Records : Landguard (N Odin, 2003-4), Bawdsy (M Deans, 21.v.2007), Ipswich (N Sherman, 23.v.2007)

Morley's Final Catalogue : A local species among mallow. Southwold (Ctw); Brandon (Lord Walsingham): both records before 1890.

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Landguard, Felixstowe, Suffolk (27.v.2004) © Paul Kitchener

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (7.v.2014) © Paul Kitchener
Ipswich, Suffolk (v.2007) © Neil Sherman
Woolpit, Suffolk (iv.2011) © P Bryant
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (7.v.2016) © Paul Kitchener