The Moths of Suffolk
1948 Small Engrailed, Ectropis crepuscularia, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; early May to July

Larval foodplants : birches, sallows, Beech and other broad-leaved trees

Morley's Final Catalogue : Morley does not distinguish this species from Engrailed

Aston's Additions : Recorded at Worlingham by Mr. Goldsmith on 14.v.1954 (Trans. S.N.S., Vol. IX, pt. I, p.17). Mr. Morley considered crepuscularia synonymous with bindularia.

Wingspan details : Forewing 16-19mm, Wingspan 38-44mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultRinged Carpet, Cleora cinctaria
Engrailed, Ectropis bistortata
Square Spot, Paradarisa consonaria
Brindled White-spot, Parectropis similaria

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