The Moths of Suffolk
1194 Eucosma aemulana, (Schläger, 1849)

National Status : pRDB2

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Open woodland, chalk grassland and coastal cliffs

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : On the unripe seeds of Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea)

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

Aston's Additions : Specimen swept by Mr. Morley on 6.vii.1941 in North Holton Park and determined by Mr. Rait-Smith (Trans. S.N.S., Vol. V, pt. I, p. 48).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-16mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPelochrista caecimaculana
Eucosma aspidiscana
Eucosma conterminana
Eucosma tripoliana

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