The Moths of Suffolk
1129 Ancylis apicella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Open wet woodland, fens and marshes

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

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of Buckthorn (Rhamnus) or Alder Buckthorn (Frangula)

Records : Recorded from East Suffolk

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

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-17mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Holt Heath, Dorset (13.viii.2011) © Neil Sherman

Life history chart
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