The Moths of Suffolk
1664 Rest Harrow, Aplasta ononaria, (Fuessly, 1783)

National Status : RDB

Local Status : Immigrant (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Single record from coastal site and not believed to be resident in the county

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to July with occasional second brood from late August to September.

Larval foodplants : Common Restharrow (Ononis repens)

Records : Orfordness (J Askins, 10 Aug 2003) - first record for county

Wingspan details : Forewing 13-14mm, Wingspan 26-31mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Second County record - Bawdsey, Suffolk (4.viii.2009) © Matthew Deans

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Kent (vi.2003) © M Deans
Second Suffolk record. - Bawdsey, Suffolk (4.viii.2009) © Matthew Deans