The Moths of Suffolk
1470 Euzophera pinguis, (Haworth, 1811)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 1)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Woodland and scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded; mid-July to mid-August

Larval foodplants : Ash (Fraxinus excelsior), in the living bark

Morley's Final Catalogue : Stowmarket about 1860 (B); at light in Ipswich in 1901 (Pyett) and Bungay in July 1900 (Mn). Rarely in Monks Soham at light in August and September (Mly).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 23-28mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Eye (23.vii.2005) © Paul Kitchener

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (viii.2004) © Neil Sherman
Woolpit, Suffolk (3.vii.2015) © Paul Bryant
Dunwich, Suffolk (11.viii.2015) © Paul Kitchener