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Dew Moth
Setina irrorella

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2036 / 72.050

Morley's Final Catalogue: Certainly extremely local, apparently confined to southern half of our coast. 'Rare; bred from larvae at Aldeburgh by Dr. Hele': ante 1890. Once found abundantly by smoking grass-roots on sandhills at Shingle-Street in Hollesley on 4 June 1906 (Revd. A.P. Wlr); and taken there in 1905 (G.P. Hope).

Recent Suffolk Status: Extinct in the county.

Life history: Single-brooded in the summer. Flight time is getting earlier in recent years.

Identification: Unmistakable.

Habitat: Coastal.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1905.
Last Recorded in 1906.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/06/1906+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
1905+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Forewing: 11-18mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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