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28.017 ~ 0641 ~ Batia lambdella
UK Status

Resident. Found mainly in southern England and Wales and eastern Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rarely recorded.

Wingspan :   M & F, 13-18mm.

Confusion species

B. lunaris and B. internella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds under dead bark of twigs. Pupates in its feeding place.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 15th July 2013, Middletown