The Moths of Suffolk
1152 Epinotia maculana, (Fabricius, 1775)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; August to October

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of Aspen (Populus tremula) and less often other poplars (Populus)

Records : Landguard Common (N Odin, 1997), Milden (SMG, 28.ix.2001), Offton (SMG, 12.x.2001), Ipswich (N Sherman, 1.x.2002)

Morley's Final Catalogue : First found at light at Mildenhall, on 21 September 1936, by Mr. Burton (teste Hayward). Two there by him in Sept. 1937.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 17-23mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Wolves Wood, Suffolk (30.x.2009) © Neil Sherman

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