The Moths of Suffolk
1339 Eudonia murana, (Curtis, 1827)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Moors and mountains

Flight Period : Double-brooded; June to July and August

Larval foodplants : various mosses

Morley's Final Catalogue : Recorded solely from Monks Soham, where it flew in to light on 19 July 1933 (teste Bp.). Probably not very rare.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-22mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultScoparia subfuscaScoparia pyralella
Scoparia ambigualisScoparia basistrigalis
Scoparia ancipitellaEudonia pallida
Eudonia alpinaDipleurina lacustrata
Eudonia truncicolellaEudonia lineola
Eudonia angusteaEudonia delunella
Eudonia mercurella

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Dolomites, Italy (1.vii.2013) © Neil Sherman

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