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Chrysoteuchia culmella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Garden Grass-veneer
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Synonym(s):
Chrysoteuchia hortuella (Hübner, 1796)


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

Common

A very variable resident species that is widespread and probably generally distributed in large areas, but local in high numbers. It is often very common to mv light, and occasionally abundant in wild grassy areas. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to the third week of August, occasionally to the second week of September. Autumnal sightings may be due to a partial overlapping second emergence. The larvae feed on unspecified grasses. (Pratt, 2011).

Chrysoteuchia culmella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 27 vi 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Chrysoteuchia culmella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Chrysoteuchia culmella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Battle, 07 vii 2012
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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