The Moths of Suffolk
1341 Eudonia lineola, (Curtis, 1827)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local, primarily coastal areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : on lichens, including (Parmelia)

Records : Thorpeness (H E Chipperfield, 1965), Sizewell (D Funnell, vii.1998)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Rather local. Felixstow in July of both 1901-2 (Gibbs); a few at Aldeburgh in 1892 (Ctw); Kessingland (Bd) ; at Monks Soham light, early Sept. 1936 (Mly). Brandon (Barrett).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-20mm

Identification

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

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