The Moths of Suffolk
818 Scrobipalpa atriplicella, (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Disturbed areas

Flight Period : Double-brooded, May and July to August

Larval foodplants : Orache (Atriplex) including Common Orache (Atriplex patula) and goosefoot (Chenopodium)

Records : Eye (P Kitchener, 14.v.2004), Icklingham (S Clancy, 27.vii.2004), Dunwich Heath (C Moore, 24.v.2007)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Occurs with the last kind at Blaxhall (Hkr); Aldeburgh in 1892 and Southwold in 1897 (Ctw); Hollesley in 1933-4 (Whit).


Confusion species
    AdultScrobipalpa samadensisScrobipalpa instabilella
Scrobipalpa salinellaScrobipalpa ocellatella, Beet Moth
Scrobipalpa nitentellaScrobipalpa obsoletella

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