The Moths of Suffolk
1469 Euzophera cinerosella, (Zeller, 1839)

National Status : Notable Nb

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Grassland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), in the roots

Records : Barnhamcross Common (SMG, 15.vi.2002), Groton Wood (SMG, 31.v.1990), Aldeburgh (SMG, 12.vii.1997, 28.vi.2003 & 4.vi.2004; J Clarke 23.vii.1998; N Sherman 13.vi.2003), Thurston (P Bryant 24.vi.2002)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-25mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Iken Cliff, Suffolk (1.vii.2008) © Paul Kitchener

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Portland, Dorset (19.vi.2002) © Paul Kitchener
Ipswich, Suffolk (6.vi.2011) © Neil Sherman