The Moths of Suffolk
1746 Shoulder Stripe, Anticlea badiata, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 1)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Woodlands and hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded; March to mid-May

Larval foodplants : Dog-rose and other wild roses

Morley's Final Catalogue : Extremely abundant throughout the County in March and April, from Wherstead (Baylis) and Copdock (Hkg) to Bungay (Mn), Gorleston and Lound (Mr); Monks Soham at sallows. Actually recorded from the west at only Bury and Lavenham.

Wingspan details : Forewing 14-18mm, Wingspan 31-35mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Rendham (iii.2003) © M Deans

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (iv.2004) © N Sherman
Barton Mills, Suffolk (11.iv.2005) © Lee Gregory
Eye, Suffolk (14.iii.2008) © Paul Kitchener
 
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Devil's Dyke, Cambridgeshire (15.iv.2006) © Lee Gregory
Beaten from Dog rose - Hinderclay fen, Suffolk (30.v.2009) © Neil Sherman
Wolves Wood, Suffolk (29.iii.2010) © A Prichard
 
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The Brecks, Norfolk (iii.2014) © Neil Sherman