The Moths of Suffolk
1012 Sparganothis pilleriana, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Salt-marsh

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : In the leaves of a wide variety of plants

Records : Market Weston Fen (16.vii.1988), Walberswick (22.viii.1988)

Wingspan details : Wingspan male 15-20mm, female 17-22mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultAphelia viburnana, Bilberry Totrix
Aphelia paleana, Timothy Tortrix
Aphelia unitana

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Flight chart
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Life history chart
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