The Moths of Suffolk
944 Aethes williana, (Brahm, 1791)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Grassland, waste ground, railway embankments

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to August

Larval foodplants : In the lower stem and roots of Wild Carrot (Daucus carota)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Taken at Felixstow during July 1902 (Gibbs of St. Albans).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-16mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultAethes margarotana

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Life history chart
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