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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, 6 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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