The Moths of Suffolk
1243 Grapholita pallifrontana, (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Grassland and scrub, especially on base soils

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : In the seed pods of Wild Liquorice (Astragalus glycyphyllos)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Taken at only Bentley Woods, sitting on an umbellifer, on 23 May 1896 (Morley).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-12mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultGrapholita compositella
Grapholita internana
Grapholita jungiella

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Life history chart
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