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1429 (Twin-spot Honey), Melissoblaptes zelleri (Joannis, 1932)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Proposed Red Data Book Class 3. Resident. In Eat Sussex the moth is sometimes fairly common at light amongst the sand dunes at Camber and on the vegetated shingle at Rye Harbour, but much less frequent elsewhere. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid June to mid August. Larval foodplant has yet to be confirmed in Sussex, although moss growing on sand dunes has been listed elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

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Rye Harbour LNR, 22 vii 2006 Photo: Chris Bentley

Melissoblaptes zelleri (Joannis, 1932)

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