The Moths of Suffolk
2138 Green Arches, Anaplectoides prasina, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 2)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Broad-leaved woodland and carr

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late May to July

Larval foodplants : Various herbaceous plants

Morley's Final Catalogue : Quite a rarity, wide-spread but occurring as a rule only singly. Bentley (Ml) Woods, one on oak-trunk, 22 June 1894 (Mly); Copdock, on sugar (Hkg); Needham (L); Stowmarket (C); Aldeburgh (Hele), Sotterley at light 1935 (Btn) & Bungay (Mn).

Wingspan details : Forewing 20-25mm, Wingspan 43-53mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Monmouthshire (5.vi.2004) © L Gregory

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ickworth Park, Suffolk (24.vi.2005) © Lee Gregory
Eye (6.vii.2002) © Paul Kitchener
North Cove, Suffolk (23.vi.2006) © A Prichard
 
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North Cove, Suffolk (11.vi.2010) © A Prichard
Druidston, Pembrokeshire (6.vi.2011) © Brian Jones