The Moths of Suffolk
1287 Dichrorampha aeratana, (Pierce & Metcalfe, 1915)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Grassland, uncultivated ground and other rough areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to July

Larval foodplants : In the roots of Oxeye Daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)

Records : Rushmere St Andrew (J Higgott, 9.vi.2004)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-16mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultDichrorampha plumbana
Dichrorampha sedatana

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Life history chart
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