The Moths of Suffolk
2415 Pale Shoulder, Acontia lucida, (Hufnagel, 1766)

National Status : Immigrant; resident Jersey

Local Status : Rare immigrant (SMP Status 4)

Flight Period : Recorded June to August, peaking in August

Records : Blythburgh (D Wilson, 18.viii.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as Suffolk

Wingspan details : Forewing 12-15mm, Wingspan 26-30mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultFour-spotted, Tyta luctuosa

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France (6.vi.2005) © Lee Gregory

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Las Descargues, France (vi.2005) © Neil Sherman
Caught by D. Beck - Dungeness, Kent (30.vii.2006) © Matthew Deans
Flushed by day from short grass sward - Eko Pasagic, Bulgaria (12.vii.2014) © Neil Sherman
 
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Madjarovo, Bulgaria (19.vi.2015) © Neil Sherman