Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1433 (ABH62.007) Cryptoblabes bistriga, (Haworth, 1811)

KR05668

 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Helens Bay, Northern Ireland
Helens Bay, Northern Ireland
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species has a distinctive broad reddish area in the middle of the forewing.


Wingspan: 18-20 mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), broadleaved trees, Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Local

Habitat

Oak woodland, heathland, grassland and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 18 (6.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 27 May to 12 August


Local