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Paratalanta hyalinalis (Hübner, 1796)

Translucent Pearl
63.0300 (B&F: 1374)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pyraloidea
    »Family: Crambidae
      »Subfamily: Pyraustinae
        »Tribe: Endotrichini

Nationally Scarce B

A resident species, in danger of extinction in both vice-counties. Usually occurs sparingly by day in most places, although occasionally common at Heyshott. Chiefly confined to a few downland habitats in the West and to the coast in the East. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to late August. Larvae feed on knapweed. (Pratt, 2011).

Paratalanta hyalinalis (Hübner, 1796)
Findon Valley, 24 vii 2016
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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