Chimabachidae

0665 (ABH29.003) Dasytroma salicella, (Hübner, 1796)

KR02234

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

Males fly in sunshine at midday on warm days. Females are flightless.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: M. 17-20mm F. 6-10mm
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Bog-myrtle (Myrica gale), broadleaved plants, broadleaved trees
Flying: One generation, April

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in April 1944

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 April to 05 April