Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

1495 (ABH45.023) Marasmarcha lunaedactyla, (Haworth, 1811)

KR05436

Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Needingworth
Needingworth
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General InformationBoth sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 18-22mm
Foodplant(s): restharrows (Ononis spp.)
Flying: One generation, July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Downland, beaches and sand dunes.

Regional Information

Recorded in 19 (7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 June to 22 July


Local