The Moths of Suffolk
930 Gynnidomorpha alismana, (Ragonot, 1883)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare in coastal areas

Habitats : Habitats near water - river margins, ponds, lakes and fens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to August

Larval foodplants : In stems of Common Water-plantain (Alisma plantago-aquatica)

Records : Thorpeness (S Wakely, 1967), Minsmere (C Anderson, 1995)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Recorded from only Benacre, before 1890 (Crutwell).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-14mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


Life history chart
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