Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

1523 (ABH45.037) Oidaematophorus lithodactyla, (Treitschke, 1833)



General Information

This species has a greyish forewing with an angled darker marking just inside the cleft.

Wingspan: 26-29mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Fleabane (Pulicaria dysenterica), Ploughman's-spikenard (Inula conyzae)
Flying: One generation, July-September
National status: Local


Fens, heathland, roadside verges and grassland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 July to 08 August