Pyralidae: Pyralinae

1424 (ABH62.077) Endotricha flammealis, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR05661

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Brampton Wood
Brampton Wood
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This moth has a quite unusual resting posture with its body raised up on its forelegs.


Wingspan: 18-23 mm.
Foodplant(s): Greater Bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus pedunculatus)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Habitat

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

Regional Information

Recorded in 109 (40.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 28 October