The Moths of Suffolk
2472 Lesser Belle, Colobochyla salicalis, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Rare immigrant; former resident

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Open areas in damp woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late May to mid-July

Larval foodplants : Aspen

Records : No recent records

Morley's Final Catalogue : Known as indigenous through Kent, Surrey and Suffolk only (Meyrick).

Wingspan details : Forewing 13-15mm, Wingspan 26-30mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultBeautiful Hook-tip, Laspeyria flexula

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