The Moths of Suffolk
188 Proutia betulina, (Zeller, 1839)

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : pRDB3

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late May to July

Larval foodplants : Lichen, decaying plants and fresh leaves

Wingspan details : Wingspan male 11-14mm, female wingless


Confusion species
    AdultBacotia claustrellaLuffia lapidella
Psyche castaPsyche crassiorella
Epichnopterix plumellaAcanthopsyche atra
Pachythelia villosella
    Larval casePsyche casta
Psyche crassiorella
Epichnopterix plumella
Epichnopterix retiella

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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