The Moths of Suffolk
1924 Orange Moth, Angerona prunaria, (Linnaeus, 1758)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 2)

Distribution and abundance : Local, largely absent from west of county

Habitats : Broad-leaved woodland, especially older woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late June to July

Larval foodplants : Various broad-leaved plants

Morley's Final Catalogue : Of uncertain appearance, apparently local in woods and old-deforested areas. Bentley, frequent in odd years; Belstead; Henley; Brandeston, occasionally at Monks Soham light during 1908-33, Rendham, Beccles; Needham, Stowmarket, Felsham

Wingspan details : Forewing 20-30mm, Wingspan 42-56mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Woolpit, Suffolk (1.vii.2006) © Paul Bryant

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Eye (22.vii.2001) © Paul Kitchener
F. corylaria - Kent (vi.2003) © M Deans
Benhall Green, Suffolk (4.vii.2006) © A Prichard
 
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Ipswich, Suffolk (29.vi.2009) © Neil Sherman
f. corylaria - Milden, Suffolk (13.vii.2013) © A Prichard
Milden Hall Farm, Suffolk (13.vii.2013) © Neil Sherman
 
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Milden Hall Farm, Suffolk (13.vii.2013) © Neil Sherman
f. corylaria - Milden Hall Farm, Suffolk (13.vii.2013) © Neil Sherman