Blastobasidae

0873 (ABH41.002) Blastobasis adustella (=lignea), Walsingham, 1894

KR02905

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This is a variable species with some very dark specimens.


Wingspan: 13-19mm
Foodplant(s): plant matter
Flying: One generation, July-September
National status: Common

Habitat

Yew woodland, heath and gardens, predominantly in coastal areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 74 (27.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 April to 01 October