The Moths of Suffolk
1001 Lozotaeniodes formosanus, (Geyer, 1830)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 1)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Coniferous woodland, heathland and gardens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to mid-August

Larval foodplants : On the buds and needles of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 20-26mm


Confusion species : None

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Eye, Suffolk ( © Paul Kitchener

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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VC25, Gorleston, Suffolk (9.vii.2010) © Brian Jones
Ipswich, Suffolk (14.vii.2013) © Neil Sherman