The Moths of Suffolk
1259 Cydia fagiglandana, (Zeller, 1841)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to mid-August

Larval foodplants : In the mast of beeches (Fagus)

Records : Ickworth Park (A Watchman, 21.vii.1978; C W Plant, 8.viii.2003), Bromeswell (A Watchman, 27.vii.1979), Shrubland Park (A Watchman, 12.vi.1987 & 15.vii.1990), Brandon (G Boyd, v.1993 & 15.vi.1993), Ipswich (E Patrick, 25.vii.1997), Moulton (A Prichard, 27.vi.2003), King's Forest (SMG, 12.vi.2004,& 6.vii.2004), West Stow (S Read, 25.vi.2004), Newmarket (SMG, 9.vii.2004), Landguard Common (N Odin & M Marsh, 7.viii.2004), Old Hall Wood (SMG, 17.vi.2005), Minsmere (J Higgott, 1.vii.2005), Ipswich (N Sherman, 10.vii.2005 & 11.viii.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Recorded from only Flixton near Bungay (Ctw), where it doubtless fed in the mast of planted beeches and Fritton at light on 16 August 1934 (D);

Wingspan details : Wingspan 13-19mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCydia splendana

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2004) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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New Forest, Hampshire (14.vii.2007) © Lee Gregory
Iken Cliff, Suffolk (29.vi.2013) © Paul Kitchener
Woolpit, Suffolk (25.vi.2015) © Paul Bryant
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (19.vii.2015) © Paul Kitchener