The Moths of Suffolk
1153 Epinotia sordidana, (Hübner, 1824)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Fens, bog and other waterside habitats

Flight Period : Single-brooded; August to October

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

Records : Barton Mills (P Bryant, M Deans & L Gregory, 7.x.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Extremely local with us, among alder. Recorded solely from Barsham, after 1890 (Crowfoot).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-23mm


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    AdultEpinotia caprana

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