The Moths of Suffolk
943 Aethes margarotana, (Duponchel, 1836)

National Status : Extinct

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Vegetated shingle banks and coastal sandhills

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : In the upper stem and roots of Sea-holly (Eryngium maritimum)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Felixstow in July 1937 (Dr. Whittingham).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-18mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultAethes williana

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Life history chart
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