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1293 ~ Chrysoteuchia culmella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and very common throughout the British Isles, can be abundant.

Montgomeryshire Status

Very common throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 20-24mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Grassy places.

Foodplant

Various grasses.

Lifestage data

Grass moth. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds mainly at the stem bases. Pupates in a cocoon on the ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 9th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 29th June 2010, Commins Coch
Pic shows dark form.

Photo by PB, 16th June 2011, Morben ISAF