The Moths of Suffolk
1430 Paralipsa gularis, Stored Nut Moth, (Zeller, 1877)

National Status : Adventive

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : warehouses and storage buildings

Flight Period : May to July in overlapping broods

Larval foodplants : stored foodstuffs

Morley's Final Catalogue : A series of this introduced insect has been bred at Waldringfield (S.N. Proc. 1936, p. xcviii and Entom. 1892, 286).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 21-32mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultAphomia sociella, Bee Moth
Melissoblaptes zelleri

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Life history chart
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