The Moths of Suffolk
1286 Dichrorampha sedatana, Busck, 1906

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Grassland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to July

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

Records : Sudbury (S Read, 23.v.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : E. Bergholt, Hemley and Ipswich in 1931-4 (Whit) at Ipswich in 1900 (Pyett); Southwold before and after 1890, and a pale form at Aldeburgh in 1892 (Ctw) : local among tansy.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-16mm


Confusion species
    AdultDichrorampha plumbana
Dichrorampha aeratana

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