Crambidae: Crambinae

1309 (ABH63.095) Agriphila geniculea, (Haworth, 1811)

KR06275

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

The cross-lines distinguish this moth from similar species.


Wingspan: 20-26mm
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland, heathland, woodland, gardens and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 96 (35.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 16 June to 27 September

Similar Species
Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths