Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1485 (ABH62.057) Phycitodes maritima, (Tengström, 1848)

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This is one of three UK species of Phycitodes which can only reliably be distinguished by genital dissection.


Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): Yarrow (Achillia millefolium), ragworts (Senecio spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 25 (9.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 May to 20 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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