The Moths of Suffolk
1089 Apotomis semifasciana, (Haworth, 1811)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Woodland, fens, water pond and stream banks and hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : On the catkins and leaves of willows (Salix)

Records : Eye (P Kitchener, 29.vii.2004); Santon Downham (B Palmer, between 1987 and 1989)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as occurring in Suffolk by Morley

Wingspan details : Wingspan 17-20mm


Confusion species
    AdultApotomis infida
Apotomis lineana

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Flight chart

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Hickling Broad, Norfolk (11.vii.2015) © Neil Sherman