Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2367 (ABH73.118) Haworth's Minor Celaena haworthii, (Curtis, 1829)

KR09856

Ridsdale, Northumberland
Ridsdale, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Ridsdale, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Pupates close to the ground.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Forewing length: 10-14mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium)
Flying: One generation, August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Moorland, fens and marshes.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Crescent Helotropha leucostigma (=Celaena)

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, purple, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5