Crambidae: Pyraustinae

1377 (ABH63.017) Anania lancealis (=Perinephela), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06629

Hemingford Grey, 3rd June 2020, MV light trap.
Hemingford Grey, 3rd June 2020, MV light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey, 3rd June 2020, MV light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

 The male has more distinct long and narrow forewings than the female.


Wingspan: 26-34 mm.
Foodplant(s): Hemp-agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Habitat

Fens, woodland and grassland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 22 (8.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 20 August

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 Photo © Peter Bissell
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