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Synaphe punctalis (Fabricius, 1775)

Long-legged Tabby
62.0700 (B&F: 1414)

Synaphe angustalis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pyraloidea
    »Family: Pyralidae
      »Subfamily: Pyralinae
        »Tribe: Pyralini


National Notable Class B. Often fairly common and sometimes very common at light near the seashore, especially on vegetated shingle beaches and sand dunes, less numerous inland on the downs and western heaths. Very local and unrecorded in the north-east. Single-brooded flying mainly from the second week of June until the third week of August. Larvae feed on unspecified mosses. (Pratt, 2011).

Synaphe punctalis (Fabricius, 1775)
Fittleworth House, 10 vii 2014
Photo: Dave and Penny Green
Synaphe punctalis (Fabricius, 1775)
Lindfield, 06 vii 2014
Photo: Bob Foreman
Synaphe punctalis (Fabricius, 1775)
Lindfield, 30 vii 2011
Photo: Bob Foreman
Synaphe punctalis (Fabricius, 1775)
Pagham Harbour, vi 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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