The Moths of Suffolk
863 Dichomeris juniperella, (Linnaeus, 1761)

National Status : pRDB1

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

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Open woodland on the lower slopes of mountains

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July

Larval foodplants : Common Juniper (Juniperus communis)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Said to have been 'found in Suffolk ' (Steph. Illust. 1834, iv, p. 205), as may well have been the case a century ago when junipers were commoner.


Confusion species : None

Life history chart
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