The Moths of Suffolk
1014 Isotrias rectifasciana, (Haworth, 1811)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Hedgerows

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to early July

Larval foodplants : Not known in the wild

Records : Monks Eleigh (A Watchman, 17.vi.1986 & 19.vi.1986), Brandon (G Boyd, v.1993 & 25.vi.1993), Wattisham (A Watchman, 11.vi.1996), Knettishall Heath (M R Hall, 12.vi.2000), Orfordness (J Askins, 14.vi.2003)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Frequent by hedge-beating. Copdock, Bentley, Ipswich, Felixstow in July, Monks Soham garden in June, Campsea-ash, abundant at Aldeburgh, Southwold, Flixton; Timworth.

Wingspan details : Wingspan male 14-16mm, female 11-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCnephasia communanaCnephasia conspersana
Cnephasia stephensiana, Grey TortrixCnephasia asseclana, Flax Tortrix
Cnephasia pasiuanaCnephasia genitalana
Cnephasia incertana, Light Grey Tortrix

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Barnhamcross common, Suffolk (vi.2004) © Neil Sherman

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