The Moths of Suffolk
1182 Epiblema turbidana, (Treitschke, 1835)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Marshy grassland, copses and stream banks

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to July

Larval foodplants : On the roots of Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) or Winter Heliotrope (Petasites fragans)

Records : Recorded from West Suffolk

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

Wingspan details : Wingspan 16-22mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEpiblema grandaevana

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Life history chart
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