The Moths of Suffolk
1291 Haimbachia cicatricella, (Hübner, 1824)

National Status : Migrant

Local Status : Rare migrant (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Recorded only from Orfordness

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Common Club-rush (Scirpus lacustris), in a stem

Records : Orfordness (J Askins, 2 females on 14.vii.2004, 1 male on 31.vii.2004 and 1 male on 5.viii.2004)

Wingspan details : Wingspan male 21-24mm, female 34-38mm


Confusion species
    AdultDonacaula mucronellus

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Caught by Adrian Wander - Dungeness , Kent (19.vii.2003) © Matthew Deans

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