The Moths of Suffolk
1022 Cnephasia pasiuana, (Hübner, 1799)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Grassland, fens and marshes

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to early August

Larval foodplants : On the flowers of various Compositae or buttercups (Ranunculus)

Records : Ipswich (N Sherman, 11.vii.2004), Minsmere (S Clancy, 26.vii.2004; G Lyons & M Telfer gen. det. J Clifton, 22.vii.2005), Martlesham Heath (S Goddard gen. det. J Clifton, 27.vii.2004 & 13.vii.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Polyphagous and generally distributed. Ipswich (Pyett) Felixstow and Orford (Gbs); Aldeburgh and Southwold (Ctw); Gorleston (D). Brandon (Barrett).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 15-20mm


Confusion species
    AdultCnephasia gueneanaCnephasia communana
Cnephasia conspersanaCnephasia stephensiana, Grey Tortrix
Cnephasia asseclana, Flax TortrixCnephasia pasiuana
Cnephasia genitalanaCnephasia incertana, Light Grey Tortrix
Eana incanana

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