The Moths of Suffolk
1146 Epinotia rubiginosana, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce in Sandlings and Brecks

Habitats : Coniferous woodland and other habitats with isolated trees of the foodplant

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

Larval foodplants : On the needles of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) or Stone Pine (Pinus pinea)

Morley's Final Catalogue : The sole Suffolk example was captured at Tuddenham during 1910 (Nurse, Ent. 1911, 221).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 13-15mm


Confusion species : None

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2004) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Dunwich Forest, Suffolk (28.v.2010) © A Prichard
Ipswich, Suffolk ( © Paul Kitchener