Main: (Crambidae / Crambinae)
63.099 [B&F: 1313] Catoptria pinella (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Common on damp heathland, mosses, fens, marshes, river-banks and other damp areas throughout the British Isles, more numerous in the south-east. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight frequent in the New Forest, but otherwise rather local and uncommon. Wingspan 20-26mm. The main confusion species, which all lack the fine white subterminal line at tip of white stripe, are C. speculalis, C. permutatella and C. osthelderi [Goater]. Larva feeds within roots of grasses such as Cotton-sedge and Tufted Hair-grass.

Flightime guide
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Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 175
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.14585277
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 460
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 1
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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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