Erebidae: Hypenodinae

2485 (ABH72.060) Marsh Oblique-barred Hypenodes humidalis, Doubleday, 1850

KR08863

Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
Carmarthenshire
 Photo © Martin Lovell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

This species can be easily mistaken for a micro moth.

 

The early stages of this species have not been found in the wild in the UK.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Forewing length: 6-8mm.
Flying: One/two generations, late June-early August and September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Boogy moorland, heathland, bogs, fens, marshes and water-meadows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.


Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
Colours:
Brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
3