The Moths of Suffolk
1027 Neosphaleroptera nubilana, (Hübner, 1799)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Hedgerows, gardens and orchards

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to July

Larval foodplants : In the shoots of hawthorns (Crataegus), cherries and blackthorn (Prunus), rarely apples (Malus)

Records : Rushmere St Andrew (J Higgott, 16.vi.2004), Ipswich (N Sherman, 30.vi.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Common about hawthorn in July. Bentley, Ipswich, Blaxhall, Flixton, &c.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-15mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Ipswich, Suffolk (23.vi.2010) © Neil Sherman

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