Crambidae: Crambinae

1316 (ABH63.102) Catoptria falsella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06314

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information
Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): moss
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland, heathland, woodland, gardens and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 102 (37.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 May to 27 September