Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

0641 (ABH28.017) Batia lambdella, (Donovan, 1793)

KR02301

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

This moth is similar to, but about twice the size of, B. lunaris.

 

The larvae feed under dead bark of twigs of gorse.


Wingspan: 13-18mm.
Foodplant(s): Gorse (Ulex europaeus)
Flying: One generation, June-July

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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Great Staughton
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 Photo © Peter Bissell