Crambidae: Spilomelinae

1409a (ABH63.054) Box-tree Moth Cydalima perspectalis, (Walker, 1859)

KR06720a

Godmanchester
Godmanchester
 Photo © Barry Dickerson and Eddie Sutcliffe
Godmanchester
 Photo © Barry Dickerson and Eddie Sutcliffe
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Austria
Austria
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General InformationBoth sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 35-45mm
Foodplant(s): Box (Buxus)
UK Presence: Accidental Introduction
National status: Adventive Colonist

Regional Information

Recorded in 5 (1.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 16 June to 11 October


Adventive Colonist