Parametriotidae

0905 (ABH39.001) Blastodacna hellerella, (Duponchel, 1838)

KR02057

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Rests by day on trunks and fences.

Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Wingspan: 10-11mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Midland Hawthorn (berries) (Crataegus laevigata)
Flying: One generation, May-August

Regional Information

Recorded in 68 (25.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 02 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 23 October to 23 October

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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
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