The Moths of Suffolk
1747 Streamer, Anticlea derivata, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 1)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common

Habitats : Woodlands, scrub and hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late March to May

Larval foodplants : Dog-rose

Morley's Final Catalogue : Quite a local and infrequent species, perhaps commoner at Monks Soham light, in May 1905-37, than elsewhere. Several at Copdock (Hkg); only once at Ipswich street-lamp on 19 April 1893 (Mly). Brandeston, Needham, Stowmarket, Bury; Beccles (Crf), Shipmeadow (Mr).

Wingspan details : Forewing 14-16mm, Wingspan 30-34mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultBarberry Carpet, Pareulype berberata

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Rendham (15.iv.2004) © M Deans

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ickworth, Suffolk (iv.2004) © N Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (5.v.2010) © Neil Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (5.v.2010) © Neil Sherman
 
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Aldeby, Norfolk (3.v.2015) © Neil Sherman