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Agriphila geniculea (Haworth, 1811)

Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer
63.0950 (B&F: 1309)

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


A resident species that is often common and sometimes very common at mv light or when disturbed in grassy places during the day. It is however sometimes missing from large areas in the east. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late July to late September, occasionally from the third week of July. The larval plant in unknown in Sussex but unspecified grasses are noted for elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

Agriphila geniculea (Haworth, 1811)
Portslade, 18 ix 2020
Photo: Darryl Perry
Agriphila geniculea (Haworth, 1811)
Lindfield, 20 viii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman
Agriphila geniculea (Haworth, 1811)
Pagham Harbour, viii 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Agriphila geniculea (Haworth, 1811)
Burgess Hill, 16 viii 2012
Photo: Dave and Pen Green

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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