Crambidae: Crambinae

1301 (ABH63.086) Crambus lathoniellus, (Zincken, 1817)

KR06251

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


General Information

This is one of the earliest Crambids to be seen during the year.


Wingspan: c.20 mm.
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, May-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland, gardens, woodland, heathland and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 129 (47.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 May to 29 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 19 May to 22 May