The Moths of Suffolk
967 Cochylis pallidana, Zeller, 1847

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Uncertain, possible migrant (SMP Status 3)

Habitats : Grassland on well-drained soils

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June

Larval foodplants : In the flower- and seed-heads of Sheep's-bit (Jasione)

Records : Landguard Common (N Odin & M Marsh, 1997), Orfordness (J Askins & M Marsh, 2001)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCochylis hybridella
Cochylis nana

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Life history chart
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