The Moths of Suffolk
2495 Olive Crescent, Trisateles emortualis, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : RDB; suspected immigrant

Local Status : Rare migrant (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Mature woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to July

Larval foodplants : Oak, Beech, on the withered leaves

Records : Ipswich (N Sherman, 22.vi.2005)

Wingspan details : Forewing 14mm, Wingspan 29-35mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultClay Fan-foot, Paracolax tristalis

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France (6.vi.2005) © Lee Gregory

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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First County record - Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2005) © Neil Sherman
Stour Wood, Essex (15.vii.2011) © Neil Sherman
Tapped from dead Beech leaves on fallen branch - Old Hall wood, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © Neil Sherman
 
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Tapped from dead Beech leaves on fallen branch - Old Hall wood, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © Neil Sherman
Found on beech - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Found on oak - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
 
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Habitat where larvae found - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Habitat where larvae found - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Habitat where larvae found - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
 
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Habitat where larvae found - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Habitat where larvae found - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Habitat where larvae found - Bentley, Suffolk (22.ix.2012) © A Prichard
 
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Ex larva found 2012 - Old Hall Wood, Suffolk (v.2013) © Neil Sherman