Crambidae: Spilomelinae

1390 (ABH63.034) Udea prunalis, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06541

ex. Larva, Great Staughton, May 2011
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, May 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. Larva, Great Staughton, May 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
ex Larva, Great Staughton, May 2011
ex Larva, Great Staughton, May 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex Larva, Great Staughton, May 2011
ex Larva, Great Staughton, May 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Early instar on Wych Elm, Staughton Moor
Early instar on Wych Elm, Staughton Moor
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Early instar on Wych Elm, Staughton Moor
Early instar on Wych Elm, Staughton Moor
 Photo © Peter Bissell
On Japonese Anemone, Great Staughton, April 2011
On Japonese Anemone, Great Staughton, April 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell
On Japonese Anenome, Great Staughton, April 2011
On Japonese Anenome, Great Staughton, April 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

This moth has a distinctive white underbody and legs, with a dark ground colour.


Wingspan: 20-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 61 (22.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 May to 27 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 08 April to 12 April