Crambidae: Glaphyriinae

1356 (ABH63.057) Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR06497

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Alternate resting wing position, Great Staughton
Alternate resting wing position, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Alternate resting wing position, Great Staughton
Alternate resting wing position, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Alternate resting wing position, Great Staughton
Alternate resting wing position, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This moth has a distinctive tent-like resting posture.


Wingspan: 25-28 mm.
Foodplant(s): cultivated plants
Flying: Two generations, May-July and September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Gardens, fens, heathland, woodland, grassland and scrub.

Regional Information

Recorded in 95 (35.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 21 April to 26 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 18 June to 18 June