Crambidae: Crambinae

1293 (ABH63.080) Garden Grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR06241

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This moth has diagnostic angled cross-lines and golden fringes to the forewing.


Wingspan: c.20 mm.
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Gardens, fens, grassland, woodland and heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 164 (60.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 May to 30 October

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths