The Moths of Suffolk
912 Scythris fuscoaenea, (Haworth, 1828)

National Status : pRDB1

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Mainly chalk and limestone downland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to July

Larval foodplants : Common Rock-rose (Helianthemum nummularium)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Surprisingly abundant at light and on windows at Monks Soham in all months from 23 May to 25 August 1908-32; certainly not on Helianthemum here (Mly).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 13-16mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


Life history chart
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