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Crambus pratella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scarce Grass-veneer
63.0850 (B&F: 1300)

Synonym(s):
Crambus dumetella (Hübner, [1813])


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

Nationally Scarce B

A suspected colonising moth now believed to be extinct with the last record being in East Sussex in 1990. It used to sometimes be common in wild meadows within seven miles of the coast and is single-brooded, flying from mid June to mid July. The larvae fed on unspecified grasses. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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