The Moths of Suffolk
1447a Sciota adelphella, (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1836)

National Status : Migrant

Local Status : Migrant (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Records : Thorpeness, Walberswick (S Wakeley & J Chalmers-Hunt, vii.1964), Landguard (N Odin & M Marsh, 2001 & 2003), Reydon (A Cornish, 2001, det. T. Davis), Eye (P Kitchener, 2003)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 20-24mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultSciota hostilis

Compare confusion species
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Eye (23.vi.2005) © Paul Kitchener

Flight chart
JFMAMJJASOND
100 100

Life history chart
JFMAMJJASOND
ovapupaimago ovaimago ovalarva larva larva no datano data

Further Photographs

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Eye, Suffolk (1.vii.2006) © Paul Kitchener
Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2006) © Neil Sherman
Dark specimen - Eye, Suffolk (2.vii.2010) © Paul Kitchener