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1294 ~ Crambus pascuella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and very common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 22-25mm.

Confusion species


Other species of Crambus are very similar, care should be taken with identification.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Pastures, woodland rides, bogs and marshes.

Foodplant

Various grasses.

Lifestage data

Grass moth. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds on stems above 15cm from the ground. Pupal site undescribed.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 8th July 2010, Llanfyllin