Crambidae: Crambinae

1292 (ABH63.079) Calamotropha paludella, (Hübner, [1824])

KR06235

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

The males of this species are slightly smaller and darker than females. Both sexes have white hindwings.


Wingspan: 22-33 mm.
Foodplant(s): Reedmace (Typha latifolia)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Marshes, fens and other wet habitats.

Regional Information

Recorded in 78 (28.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 June to 13 October


Local