The Moths of Suffolk
1094 Apotomis capreana, (Hübner, 1817)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, fens, heathland and stream banks

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to August

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of Sallow (Salix caprea)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Local among osiers. Several taken at Tuddenham during 1911-12 (Nurse, Ent. 1913, 195).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 17-22mm


Confusion species
    AdultApotomis betuletana

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Great Thurlow, Suffolk ( © Lee Gregory

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2004) © Neil Sherman