Blastobasidae

0874 (ABH41.003) Blastobasis lacticolella (=decolorella), Rebel, 1940

KR02904

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
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Very variable in degree of markings, with unmarked examples common.

This species was accidentally introduced to Britain around 1946 and is now established and expanding its range.


Wingspan: 13-22m
Foodplant(s): plant matter
Flying: Two generations, May-August and September-November
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 88 (32.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 January to 27 November