The Moths of Suffolk
1023 Cnephasia genitalana, Pierce & Metcalfe, 1915

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Grassland

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

Larval foodplants : On the leaves and flowers of ragworts (Senecio), Oxeye Daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum), buttercups (Ranunculus), knapweeds (Centaura

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 15-22mm

Identification

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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