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1301 ~ Crambus lathoniellus
UK Status

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

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-22mm.

Confusion species


C. pratella
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Grassy pastures.

Foodplant

Various grasses.

Lifestage data

Grass moth. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in a firm silken tube amongst the roots on which it feeds. Pupates in a firm silken cocoon amongst the roots.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 21st June 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 25th May 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by DB, 15th May 2011, Middletown