Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1474 (ABH62.065) Ephestia unicolorella (=parasitella), Staudinger, 1881

KR06113

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
Whitelye Moor, Gwent
Whitelye Moor, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

The subspecies unicolorella occurs in the UK.


Wingspan: 14-20 mm.
Foodplant(s): plant matter
Flying: Two generations, June and September
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 41 (15.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 22 April to 10 October

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Elton
 Photo © Brian Stone
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