The Moths of Suffolk
1095 Apotomis sororculana, (Zetterstedt, 1839)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Woodland, heathland and fens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to July

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of birches (Betula)

Records : Santon Downham (B Palmer, between 1987 and 1989; A M Emmet, vi.1989)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Captured at Copdock about 1898 (Hocking).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 17-20mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultApotomis turbidana

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Life history chart
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