Restricted to one area in the north-east of Essex Fisher's estuarine moth habitat
Inhabits marshy fields Fisher's estuarine moth status
Classified as Vulnerable in Great Britain Fisher's estuarine moth threats
The threats facing this species include changes in land use, such as agricultural intensification. The foodplant is also a local species
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For more on English Nature's Species Recovery Programme see:
Further reading on moths:
Leverton, R. (2001) Enjoying moths. Poyser, London.
Skinner, B. (1984) Colour identification guide to moths of the British Isles. Viking, London.
Information authenticated by Sean Clancy.
- (Also known as 'univoltine'). Insect life cycle that takes 12 months to be complete, and involves a single generation. The egg, larva, pinvertebrates_freshwater
- National Biodiversity Network Species Dictionary (September 2002) http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nbn/
- Skinner, B. (1984) Colour identification guide to moths of the British Isles. Viking, London.
- Shirt, D. B. (Ed). (1987) British Red Data Books: 2. Insects. Nature Conservancy Council, Peterborough.
- The Environment Agency. (1998). Species and Habitats Handbook: 'look-invertebrates_freshwater
- Personal observation from ARKive images.
- Clancy, S. (2003) Pers. comm.
- JNCC. The Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981. (September 2002): http://www.jncc.gov.uk/species/Legislation/protect/default.htm