Crambidae: Crambinae

1305 (ABH63.089) Agriphila tristella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06258

 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hillesden, Bucks
Hillesden, Bucks
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species has a pale longitudinal streak which branches into 'fingers' towards the wing tip.


Wingspan: c.27 mm.
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, June-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, gardens, grassland, heathland and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 131 (48.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 04 June to 12 October

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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths