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Scythropia crataegella (Linnaeus, 1767)

Hawthorn Moth
25.0010 (B&F: 450)

Synonym(s):
Scythropia cornella (Fabricius, 1775)


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

Common

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, 2 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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