The Moths of Suffolk
1058 Acleris lorquiniana, (Duponchel, 1835)

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Fens

Flight Period : Double-brooded; June to August and September to October

Larval foodplants : In the shoots and flower-spikes of Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Records : Redgrave Fen (A Watchman, 5.vii.1997; SMG, 18.vii.2009)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 15-21mm


Confusion species : None

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Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire (4.vii.2008) © Stuart Read

Flight chart

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Redgrave fen, Suffolk (18.vii.2009) © Neil Sherman