The Moths of Suffolk
862 Dichomeris marginella, Juniper Webber, (Fabricius, 1781)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Chalk and limestone downland and suburban gardens

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to mid-August

Larval foodplants : Junipers (Juniperus) including Common Juniper (Juniperus communis) and garden species and cultivars

Morley's Final Catalogue : List as non-Suffolk


Confusion species : None

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2004) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Eye, Suffolk (7.vii.2010) © Paul Kitchener