Crambidae: Acentropinae

1331 (ABH63.115) Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06421

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information
Wingspan: 11-13 mm.
Foodplant(s): aquatic plants, pondweeds (Groenlandia spp.), Canadian Waterweed (Elodea canadensis)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Fens, marshes, grassland and woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 121 (44.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2016

Recorded date range (Adult): 18 May to 22 September