The Moths of Suffolk
2387a Clancy's Rustic, Platyperigea kadenii, (Freyer, 1836)

National Status : Rare immigrant

Local Status : Rare migrant (SMP Status 4)

Flight Period : Single-brooded on the continent, May to September

Habitats : Hills and mountain-sides, rocky areas

Records : Bawdsey (M Deans, 11.x.2005, 2006-8), Hollesley (N Mason, 11.x.2006), Eye (P Kitchener, 20.x.2006), Dunwich Heath (D Brougham & C Moore, 17.x.2006 & 5.x.2010), Landguard (N Odin, 9.x.2006)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not known from Suffolk in Morley's time

Wingspan details : Forewing 13-15mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultLorimer's Rustic, Paradrina flavirena
Pale Mottled Willow, Paradrina clavipalpis

Compare confusion species
    Adult

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Bawdsey, Suffolk (11.x.2005) © M Deans

Further Photographs

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Bawdsey, Suffolk (11.x.2005) © M Deans
Bawdsey, Suffolk (11.x.2005) © M Deans
Las Descargues, France. (ix.2006) © Neil Sherman