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Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784)

Ash Bud Moth
22.0020 (B&F: 449)

Synonym(s):
Prays curtisella (Donovan, 1793)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
    »Family: Praydidae
      »Subfamily: Cemiostominae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Common

A widespread resident that usually occurs singly at mv light, sometimes sparingly, in a wide range of habitats in both vice-counties. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to late August, occasionally to late September. The larvae feed on the buds and shoots of ash. (Pratt, 2011).

Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784)
Lindfield, 06 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784)
Lindfield, 15 vi 2011
Photo: Bob Foreman
Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784)
Crowborough, 18 vi 2016
Photo: Charles Waters
Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784)
Crowborough, 18 vi 2016
Photo: Charles Waters
Prays fraxinella (Bjerkander, 1784)
Marlpit Shaw, Nymans, 17 vi 2015
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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