The Moths of Suffolk
1007 Capua vulgana, (Frölich, 1828)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Woodland and scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to September

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of Hornbeam (Carpinus), Alder (Alnus glutinosa), rowans (Sorbus) and bilberries (Vaccinium), probably also on Hazel (Corylus) and other plants

Morley's Final Catalogue : Doubtless frequent on hombeam, but very rarely observed. Copdock (Hkg) ; Bentley (Pyett) ; Southwold (Ctw), all since 1890. Monk-park and Belstead Woods in May (Mly).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 13-19mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


Flight chart
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Life history chart
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