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Schreckensteinia festaliella
Bramble False-feather

(Hübner, 1819)485 / 46.001

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Aldeburgh, Thorp and Southwold (Ctw); Leiston (Grey); among bramble at Lowestoft (Bd). Rougham (Curtis).

Recent Status: Scarce in Suffolk.

Life Style: A double or treble brooded species that flies by day seldom coming to light. The larvae skeletonise leaves of Rubus and sometimes Rosa and Corylus. They pupate in a network cocoon on the foodplant. The pupal stage passes the winter.

Identification: An unmistakeable moth with no similar Suffolk species.

Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2002.
Last Recorded in 2012.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2012125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
02/08/2011125TM14 - Ipswich
15/04/2011125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
20/07/2010125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
24/07/2008125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: Continuous-brooded
Foodplant:   Bramble, Raspberry
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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