The Moths of Suffolk
2367 Haworth's Minor, Celaena haworthii, (Curtis, 1829)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Fens, moorland, marshes

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : Cottongrass, grasses, rushes and club-rushes

Records : Redgrave Fen (G Haggett & M Hall, 1990)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as Suffolk

Wingspan details : Forewing 10-14mm, Wingspan 25-32mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCrescent, Celaena leucostigma

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North Wales (16.vii.2005) © Lee Gregory

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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North Wales (16.vii.2005) © Lee Gregory
Wales (26.vii.2008) © Lee Gregory
Lynachlaggan Insh Marshes RSPB reserve, Suffolk (3.ix.2012) © Neil Sherman