Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

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



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
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell