The Moths of Suffolk
1113 Eudemis profundana, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Oak woodland and scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to mid-September

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of oaks (Quercus)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Apparently somewhat scarce, among oak; hardly noticed since 1890. Glemham Magna (Bloomfield); Flixton near Bungay (Ctw). One beaten in a Darsham lane, 1935 (Mly).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-20mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEudemis porphyrana

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2004) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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New Forest, Hampshire (14.vii.2007) © Lee Gregory
Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2007) © Neil Sherman
Redgrave Fen, Suffolk (18.vii.2009) © A Prichard
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (13.vii.2015) © Paul Kitchener
Male. Id confirmed by gen.det. (Jon Clifton) - Ipswich, Suffolk (10.vii.2015) © Neil Sherman