Crambidae: Crambinae

1306 (ABH63.090) Agriphila inquinatella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06260

Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

Distinctive, but variable. Prefers dryer grassy areas. Heathland, grassland, woodland, fens and gardens. Fairly common and widespread especially in the Brecks.


Wingspan: 23-29 mm.
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2012

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 August to 13 August

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