Crambidae: Crambinae

1294 (ABH63.081) Crambus pascuella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR06243

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


General Information

This species has a distinct whitish streak similar to several other species.


Wingspan: 21-26 mm.
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Gardens, grassland and heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 43 (15.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 May to 12 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 26 June to 26 June

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