Crambidae: Spilomelinae

1392 (ABH63.037) Udea olivalis, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06557

ex. Pupa, Great Staughton, June 2012
ex. Pupa, Great Staughton, June 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. Pupa, Great Staughton, June 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. Pupa, Great Staughton, June 2012
ex. Pupa, Great Staughton, June 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
ex. Pupa, Great Staughton, June 2012
ex. Pupa, Great Staughton, June 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This moth has a distinctively square-shaped central white spot.


Wingspan: 24-28 mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, grassland, heathland, scrub and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 114 (42.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 May to 26 August

Recorded date range (Pupa): 25 May to 25 May

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 Photo © Ian Fisher