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Longalatedes elymi (Treitschke, 1825)

Lyme Grass
73.1380 (B&F: 2348)
Previously:Chortodes elymi (Treitschke, 1825)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Apameini


Listed as Notable A in the Red Data Book. Resident. In serious danger of extinction in East Sussex, where the moth is extremely local but well established and often fairly common to common at Camber Sands; presumed extinct in West Sussex since 1910. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid June to early August. Larvae feed on lyme-grass. (Pratt, 2011)

Chortodes elymi (Treitschke, 1825)
Camber Sands, 29 vi 2010
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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