The Moths of Suffolk
2485 Marsh Oblique-barred, Hypenodes humidalis, Doubleday, 1850

National Status : Notable Nb

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 3)

Habitats : Boogy moorland, heathland, bogs, fens, marshes and water-meadows

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to August, Occasional partial second brood in September

Larval foodplants : Not known in the wild

Records : Walberswick (T Homer and B Baker, vii-viii.1964)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Beaten from Myrica gale in Barnby Broad during early August 1936 (Mly). Well known in Norfolk (Norf. Nat. Trans. iii, 687).

Wingspan details : Forewing 6-8mm, Wingspan 14-15mm


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