Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

0642 (ABH28.014) Crassa unitella (=Batia), (Hübner, 1796)

KR02299

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

The larvae feed on fungus on and under dead bark of many types of trees.


Wingspan: 13-17mm
Foodplant(s): fungi
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Common

Habitat

All types of habitats except treeless regions.

Regional Information

Recorded in 99 (36.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 24 May to 19 September