Crambidae: Crambinae

1303 (ABH63.092) Agriphila selasella, (Hübner, [1813])

KR06266

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species has a characteristic whitish longitudinal streak which splits into two fingers, with dark edging to one side.


Wingspan: c.26 mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Saltmarsh-grass (Puccinellia maritima), grasses
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Grassland, marshes and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 27 (10%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 July to 01 September

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 Photo © Jonathan Newman

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