The Moths of Suffolk
1343 Eudonia delunella, (Stainton, 1849)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : various lichens and mosses

Morley's Final Catalogue : Taken at Bungay in 1902, probably at light, by Mrs. Mann (Trans. i, 32).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 17-18mm


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

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Las Descargues, France. (vi.2007) © Neil Sherman

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