Main: (Crambidae / Pyraustinae)
63.005 [B&F: 1365] Pyrausta despicata (Scopoli, 1763)

 

Local, on sand-dunes, dry heathland, downland and open areas on chalk or limestone, throughout the British Isles. Widespread in Hampshire and Wight. Wingspan 14-19mm. Forewing more mottled and less clearly marked than in any other British Pyrausta species [Goater]. Flies both by day and night. Larva feeds on Ribwort and Greater Plantain, forming silken galleries.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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