The Moths of Suffolk
1181 Epiblema grandaevana, (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

National Status : pRDB2

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Disturbed ground where the foodplant occurs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July

Larval foodplants : On the roots of Colt's-foot (Tussilago farfara) or butterburs (Petasites)

Records : Recorded from East Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 21-30mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEpiblema turbidana

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Iken Cliff, Suffolk (30.vi.2013) © Paul Kitchener

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