Morley’s Final Catalogue: Occurs along with Cneph. pascuana at Felixstow, Orford and Aldeburgh to Gorleston; also at Creeting Hills on broom, Monks Soham at light, in Parham Wood in July, See.
Recent Status: Currently this is the least commonly recorded species in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single or double brooded summer flying species that comes to light. The larvae feed on the flowers of herbaceous plants during summer preferring Asteraceae and Rosaceae. They feed inside the flowers on the developing seeds and will also feed on the core of leaf shoots.
Identification: This species can only reliably identified by examination of the genitalia. More Info
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2002. Last Recorded in 2002. Additional Stats