The Moths of Suffolk
2394 Anomalous, Stilbia anomala, (Haworth, 1812)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Heathland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; August to September

Larval foodplants : Wavy Hair-grass and Tufted Hair-grass

Records : Single recent record - Elveden (S Dumican, 31.viii.1999)

Morley's Final Catalogue : The sole Suffolk example was captured by Lord Rendlesham on a Scots pine-trunk in Tangham Forest about 1915 (Trans. i, 233).

Wingspan details : Forewing 13-17mm, Wingspan 29-36mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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North Devon (21.viii.2004) © L Gregory

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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female, New Forest (4.ix.2003) © Paul Kitchener
Devon (9.ix.2003) © M Deans
New Forest (4.ix.2003) © Paul Kitchener
 
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Las Descargues, France. (ix.2006) © Neil Sherman
Female - Nethybridge, Inverness-shire (3.ix.2012) © Neil Sherman
Male - Nethybridge, Inverness-shire (5.ix.2012) © Neil Sherman