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Udea lutealis (Hübner, [1809])

Pale Straw Pearl
63.0330 (B&F: 1388)

Udea elutalis auctt. nec ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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


A resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats; probably generally distributed on the chalk between Eastbourne and Arundel and along parts of the coast where it is occasionally common. Increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to late August. Larvae feed on a wide variety of herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011).

Udea lutealis (Hübner, 1809)
Steyning, 01 vii 2016
Photo: Olly Ellis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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