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Batia lambdella (Donovan, 1793)

Greater Tawny Tubic
28.0170 (B&F: 641)


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

Local

Resident at Fairlight for many years. Larvae were found feeding on the dead wood of gorse at the Crumbles and single adults have recently been seen at a very few coastal or heathland sites in both vice-counties. Adults fly from mid June to mid August (Pratt, 2011).

Batia lambdella (Donovan, 1793)
C 8 mm long
Thorney Island, 10 vii 2014
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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