The Moths of Suffolk
834 Caryocolum tricolorella, (Haworth, 1812)

National Status : Local

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

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Open woodland and hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late June to August

Larval foodplants : Greater Stitchwort (Stellaria holostea). On the continet from Bog Stitchwort (Stellaria uliginosa)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Quite a frequent species. Washbrook, Ipswich, Framsden, Leiston, Southwold, Lowestoft; and in the utmost profusion at light beside Fritton Lake in early August 1934. Tuddenham village on the Breck in June 1903 (Mly).

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultScrobipalpa costella

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Life history chart
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