The Moths of Suffolk
959 Cochylidia rupicola, (Curtis, 1834)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Fens, marshes and chalk cliffs in East Anglia, in the south-west in lanes and stream banks

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : In the flower- and seed-heads of Hemp-agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum)

Records : Monks Eleigh (A Watchman, 24.vii.1985), Woodbridge (R Kendrick, 1994), Ipswich (N Sherman & A Prichard, 10.vii.2001)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Local among hemp-agrimony at Beccles (Crutwell).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-15mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCochylidia implicitana
Cochylidia heydeniana
Cochylidia subroseana

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Flight chart
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Life history chart
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