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Scythropia crataegella (Linnaeus, 1767)

Hawthorn Moth
25.0010 (B&F: 450)

Scythropia cornella (Fabricius, 1775)

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


A resident species found chiefly in the east of the county. It occurs singly at mv light in a few shrubby places. The moth is single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to late July. The larvae feed on hawthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

Scythropia crataegella (Linnaeus, 1767)
came to Blacklight trap
West Ashling, 02 vii 2016
Photo: Sue Davies
Scythropia crataegella (Linnaeus, 1767)
Lindfield, 29 vi 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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