Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1438 (ABH62.036) Acrobasis suavella (=Trachycera), (Zincken, 1818)

KR05857

 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
HMeingford Grey, 19th July 2016
HMeingford Grey, 19th July 2016
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Largest of the British Trachycera species.


Wingspan: 22-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland, scrub and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 43 (15.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 June to 20 October

Similar Species
ex. larva, Great Staughton, June 2011
ex. larva, Great Staughton, June 2011
 Photo © Peter Bissell

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