The Moths of Suffolk
859 Psoricoptera gibbosella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Oak woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to early October

Larval foodplants : Deciduous oak (Quercus)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Bentley woods in August 1934; but the Bishop took it before I did (Waller) there first in 1933.

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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Eye, Suffolk (30.vii.2008) © Paul Kitchener