Noctuidae: Bryophilinae

2292 (ABH73.082) Tree-lichen Beauty Cryphia algae, (Fabricius, 1775)

KR08801

Offord Cluny
Offord Cluny
 Photo © Michael Murfin
Offord Cluny
 Photo © Michael Murfin
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

There are no records of the early stages of this species in the UK.

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

Forewing length: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): arboreal lichen
Flying: One generation, July-September (mostly August)
UK Presence: Immigrant
National status: Uncommon/Rare

Habitat

Usually coastal, but occasionally inland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 25 (9.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 04 July to 26 August


Uncommon/Rare