The Moths of Suffolk
2347 Concolorous, Chortodes extrema, (Hübner, 1809)

National Status : RDB

Local Status : Rare immigrant (SMP Status 4)

Flight Period : Single-brooded; mid-May to mid-July

Larval foodplants : Purple Small-reed and Wood Small-reed

Records : Thorpeness (per Skinner [1998], 12.vi.1966 & 2.viii.1974), Orfordness (J Askins, 2004), Woodbridge (C Plant, 17.vii.2006)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as Suffolk

Wingspan details : Forewing 11-13mm, Wingspan 26-28mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultMorris's Wainscot/Bond's Wainscot, Chortodes morrisii
Mere Wainscot, Chortodes fluxa

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Northamptonshire (vi.2004) © M Deans

Flight chart
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