The Moths of Suffolk
1144 Epinotia signatana, (Douglas, 1845)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Scrub, open woodland and hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of cherries and blackthorn (Prunus), Crab-apple (Malus sylvestris) or hawthorns (Crataegus)

Records : Rushmere (J Higgott, 7.vii.2003)

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

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-16mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Confirmed by dissection, Jon Clifton - Eye, Suffolk (10.vii.2008) © Paul Kitchener

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (16.viii.2004) © Neil Sherman
Eye, Suffolk (7.vii.2010) © Paul Kitchener
Aldeburgh, Suffolk (25.vii.2014) © Neil Sherman
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (23.vi.2016) © Paul Kitchener