The Moths of Suffolk
1496 Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : RDB3

Local Status : Vagrant (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Hedgerows, scrub and woodland edges

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : Dog-rose (Rosa canina agg.), also other types of rose

Records : Landguard (N Odin & M Marsh, 1997)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-26mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Lower Hollesley Common, Suffolk (4.vii.2009) © A Prichard

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Cavenham Heath, Suffolk (15.vii.2006) © A Prichard
Tattingstone, Suffolk (18.vii.2011) © Brian Jones
Strandzha, Bulgaria (15.vi.2015) © Neil Sherman