The Moths of Suffolk
840 Thiotricha subocellea, (Stephens, 1834)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to August

Larval foodplants : Marjoram (Origanum vulgare) or more rarely on Water Mint (Mentha aquatica) or Thyme (Thymus polytrichus)

Records : Ipswich (N Sherman, 14.vii.2005, 28.vii.2005 & 25.vii.2006), Minsmere (R Harvey, 18.vii.2005; G Lyons & M Telfer, 20.vii.2005; A Prichard, 23.vii.2005), North Cove (SMG, 29.vii.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2005) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (16.vii.2009) © Neil Sherman
Found on Water mint flowerhead - Ipswich, Suffolk (14.x.2012) © Neil Sherman