Scythrididae

0918 (ABH43.007) Scythris limbella, (Fabricius, 1775)

KR02169

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


General Information
Wingspan: 13-17mm
Foodplant(s): goosefoots (Chenopodium spp.), oraches (Atriplex spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-September
National status: Proposed Red Data Book

Habitat

Dry pastures, fields devoted to root crops and waste ground.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in August 2020

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 12 August


Proposed Red Data Book