The Moths of Suffolk
847 Syncopacma taeniolella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Rough ground

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July

Larval foodplants : Common Bird's-foot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) or less often Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil (Lotus pedunculatus), clover (Trifolium), or medick (Medicago)

Records : Elvdeden (P Sterling, 14.vii.2004), Wordwell (A Prichard & J Clifton, 17.vii.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Astonishingly scarce with us. Known here solely by single specimens captured at Tuddenham and Barton Mills on the Breck (A. Waters, Entom. March 1897). Respectively.


Confusion species
    AdultSyncopacma larseniella
Syncopacma cinctella

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