The Moths of Suffolk
1400 Antigastra catalaunalis, (Duponchel, 1833)

National Status : Migrant

Local Status : Very rare migrant (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Tropical species

Records : Dunwich Heath (C Moore, 14.ix.2006), Bawdsey (M Deans, 15.ix.2006) and Reydon (A Cornish, 16.ix.2006)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as a Suffolk species

Wingspan details : Wingspan 19-22mm


Confusion species
    AdultNascia cilialis

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Caught by C. Moore - the first County record. - Dunwich Heath, Suffolk (14.ix.2006) © Matthew Deans

Life history chart
imago imago imago no datano data

Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (19.x.2017) © Paul Kitchener
(to show abdominal markings) - Ipswich, Suffolk (19.x.2017) © Paul Kitchener