Crambidae: Pyraustinae

1375 (ABH63.028) European Corn Borer Ostrinia nubilalis, (Hübner, 1796)

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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
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Eynesbury
Eynesbury
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The males of this species are darker and usually slightly smaller than the females.


Wingspan: 26-30 mm.
Foodplant(s): Mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident and Immigrant
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 44 (16.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 26 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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