Moths of Suffolk
Filtered - 1803 species
National Status :
Local Status : Resident and immigrant (SMP Status 2)
Distribution and abundance : Commonest in the east of the county, especially in coastal areas. In recent years it has become establised as a resident in other parts of the county.
Habitats : Coastal habitats, heathland, fens, woodland, scrub, gardens
Flight Period : May be recorded; from mid-May to October
Larval foodplants : Various grasses
Morley's Final Catalogue : Hemley parsonage garden, a single example which came to sugar on 5 September 1902: Waller (Barrett EMM. 1902, 263).
Wingspan details : Forewing 14-17mm, Wingspan 32-37mm