Crambidae: Crambinae

1304 (ABH63.093) Agriphila straminella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06267

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
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This is one of the plainer looking grass moths.


Wingspan: 16-19 mm.
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland, gardens, woodland, heathland and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 154 (57%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 June to 02 November

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Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Garden Grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella