The Moths of Suffolk
1314 Catoptria margaritella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Rare migrant (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Boggy heaths and moors

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Records : East Suffolk (D Howton, vii.1992), Landguard (N Odin & M Marsh, 2.vii.2003)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 20-24mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCatoptria furcatellus

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Lynachlaggan, Insh marshes RSPB reserve, Inverness-shire (25.vii.2011) © Neil Sherman

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