The Moths of Suffolk
1127 Ancylis paludana, (Barrett, 1871)

National Status : pRDB1

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Fens

Flight Period : Double-brooded; late May to June and late July to August

Larval foodplants : On the leaves and seeds of Marsh-pea (Lathyrus palustris)

Records : Market Weston Fen (M R Hall, 1990)

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

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultAncylis badiana

Compare confusion species
    Adult

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Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire (17.vi.2006) © Stuart Read

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Oulton marshes, Suffolk (9.viii.2013) © Neil Sherman