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Crassa unitella (Hübner, 1796)

Golden-brown Tubic
28.0140 (B&F: 642)
Previously:Batia unitella (Hübner, 1796)

Synonym(s):
Crassa fuscoaurella (Haworth, 1828)
Crassa arietella (Zeller, 1839)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Oecophoridae
      »Subfamily: Oecophorinae
        »Tribe: Oecophorini

Common

Resident. Usually seen in small numbers at mv light in deciduous woods. Adults fly mainly from late June to mid August. Elsewhere, larvae have been found feeding on dead wood and fungi under bark (Pratt, 2011).

Batia unitella (Hübner, 1796)
Crowborough, 05 vii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Batia unitella (Hübner, 1796)
Lindfield, 27 vii 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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