The Moths of Suffolk
918 Scythris limbella, (Fabricius, 1775)

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Dry pastures, root crop fields and waste ground

Flight Period : Double-brooded or an elongates single-brood; June to September

Larval foodplants : goosefoot (Chenopodium) or orache (Atriplex)

Morley's Final Catalogue : One presented to me by my friend the Rev. W. Kirby, who found it at Barham (Steph. Illust. 1834, iv, p. 351).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 13-17mm


Confusion species : None

Life history chart
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