The Moths of Suffolk
1275 Dichrorampha flavidorsana, Knaggs, 1867

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Grassland, gardens and waste ground

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : In the roots of Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Records : Landguard Common(N Odin & M Marsh,

Morley's Final Catalogue : Hemley in 1934 and bred from tansy at East Bergholt in 1931-4 (Whittingham).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 13-16mm


Confusion species
    AdultDichrorampha petiverella
Dichrorampha alpinana
Dichrorampha vancouverana

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