Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

0640 (ABH28.015) Batia lunaris, (Haworth, 1828)

KR02303

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


General Information

The larvae feed under the bark of various trees, possibly on fungi or decaying wood.

Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Wingspan: 9-11m
Foodplant(s): fungi, decaying wood
Flying: One generation, July-August

Regional Information

Recorded in 54 (20%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 June to 23 August

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