The Moths of Suffolk
867 Brachmia inornatella, (Douglas, 1850)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Fens

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to July

Larval foodplants : Common Reed (Phragmites australis)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk


Confusion species
    AdultHelcystogramma lutatella

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Ipswich, Suffolk ( © Neil Sherman

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