The Moths of Suffolk
2124 Fen Square-spot, Diarsia florida, (Schmidt, 1859)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce, in fens along along Waveney and Little Ouse

Habitats : Fens

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June and July

Larval foodplants : Not known in the wild

Records : Barnby (N Muddeman, 1990), Redgrave Fen (M Hall, 10.vi.1997 and SMG, 6.vii.2001), Pashford Poors (J Chainey & J Spence, 30.vi.2000)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as Suffolk

Wingspan details : Forewing 15-17mm, Wingspan 30-38mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultSmall Square-spot, Diarsia rubi

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