Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1441 (ABH62.021) Oncocera semirubella, (Scopoli, 1763)

KR05751

Offord Cluny, 22nd July 2016
Offord Cluny, 22nd July 2016
 Photo © Michael Murfin
Offord Cluny, 22nd July 2016
 Photo © Michael Murfin
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Offord Cluny, 22nd July 2016
Offord Cluny, 22nd July 2016
 Photo © Michael Murfin
Offord Cluny, 22nd July 2016
Offord Cluny, 22nd July 2016
 Photo © Michael Murfin


General Information

Migrant. Grassland, chalk downland and limestone cliffs. Recorded in 2006 at Stoke Holy Cross.


Wingspan: 17-29 mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), clovers (Trifolium spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 22 July to 16 September


Nationally Scarce B