Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

0642a (ABH28.008) Metalampra italica, Baldizzone, 1977

KR02279

Pidley
Pidley
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Pidley
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Larvae feed in decaying wood under the bark preferring oak species and often in association with fungi. It is not known whether the larvae feed on the fungi and the decaying wood.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 12mm
Foodplant(s): decaying wood
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Migrant / Colonist

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 16 July to 05 August


Migrant / Colonist