The Moths of Suffolk
1520 Hellinsia osteodactylus, (Zeller, 1841)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Open woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July

Larval foodplants : Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea) and ragworts (Senecio)

Morley's Final Catalogue : A single example was captured at light in Ipswich during August 1901 (C. A. Pyett).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 16-23mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


Life history chart
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