Crambidae: Crambinae

1296 (ABH63.082) Crambus silvella, (Hübner, [1813])



General Information

Diagnostic broad and rounded longitudinal white streak, with an elongate oval whitish blotch beyond.

One record from Buxton Heath in 1996.

Wingspan: c. 24mm.
Foodplant(s): sedges (Carex spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Proposed Red Data Book

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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 Photo © David Griffiths

Proposed Red Data Book