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Isophrictis striatella
White-border Neb

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)729 / 35.053

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk possibly under-recorded.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying during July and August and coming to light. The larvae feed in the flower and seed heads of Tanacetum vulgare and Achillea ptarmica. They hibernate fully fed in the seed-head or stem and pupate in the spring.

Identification: This small narrow winged species is a pale ochre with discrete white markings, partly black edged and a central small black spot at three quarters. The palps have large forward projecting scales. The wing is variably shaded grey. It is unmistakeable. More Info

Recorded in 6 (10%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/08/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
08/08/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
23/07/2016+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
19/07/2016+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
04/07/2015125TM44 - Orford Ness
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Wingspan: c. 12mm
Flight: July - Aug.
Foodplant:   Tansy, Sneeze-wort.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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