The Moths of Suffolk
1461 Assara terebrella, (Zincken, 1818)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Spruce woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to August

Larval foodplants : Norway Spruce (Picea abies), in the cones

Records : Eye (P Kitchener 20.vii.2003)

Aston's Additions : Messrs. C. Morley and P. J. Burton took this species at light on 3 I.vii. 1948, Foxhall Heath, near Ipswich (Trans. S.N.S., Vol. VI, pt. III, p. 251).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 22-25mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Trigon, Dorset (28.vii.2008) © Stuart Read

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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First site record - Bawdsey, Suffolk (20.v.2009) © Matthew Deans
First site record - Bawdsey, Suffolk (20.v.2009) © Matthew Deans
Old Hall wood, Suffolk (29.vi.2012) © Neil Sherman