The Moths of Suffolk
2292 Tree-lichen Beauty, Cryphia algae, (Fabricius, 1775)

National Status : Immigrant

Local Status : Immigrant and recent resident (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Coastal areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : lichens

Records : Since 2003 recorded at various coastal localities. Regularly recorded in area of Hollesley penninsula.

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as Suffolk but has comment The central-southem European B. algae, F., occurs in Lancs-Cheshire only.

Wingspan details : Forewing 10-13mm, Wingspan 24-30mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultMarbled Green, Cryphia muralis

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Bawdsey (13.vii.2005) © M Deans

Flight chart
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Further Photographs

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Bawdsey (18.vii.2005) © M Deans
Las Descargues, France. (ix.2006) © Neil Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (viii.2007) © Neil Sherman
 
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Bawdsey, Suffolk (25.vii.2009) © Matthew Deans
Bawdsey, Suffolk (3.viii.2009) © Matthew Deans
Bawdsey, Suffolk (19.viii.2009) © Matthew Deans
 
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Bawdsey, Suffolk (31.vii.2010) © Matthew Deans
Bawdsey, Suffolk (31.vii.2010) © Matthew Deans
Ipswich, Suffolk (13.viii.2012) © Neil Sherman
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (1.viii.2013) © Neil Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (10.viii.2013) © Neil Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (10.viii.2013) © Neil Sherman
 
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Female - Ipswich, Suffolk (1.viii.2014) © Neil Sherman
Female - Ipswich, Suffolk (14.viii.2015) © Neil Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (3.viii.2016) © Paul Kitchener
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (13.vii.2017) © Paul Kitchener
Ipswich, Suffolk (25.vii.2017) © Paul Kitchener