Nolidae: Chloephorinae

2421 (ABH74.007) Scarce Silver-lines Bena bicolorana, (Fuessly, 1775)

KR10449

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Scarce Silver-lines
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in a cocoon attached to the underside of a leaf.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 19-23mm.
Foodplant(s): Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur), birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, late June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland with scrub oak.

Regional Information

Recorded in 57 (21.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 June to 24 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 May to 29 May


Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
Colours:
Green, yellow, brown, orange, white
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5