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Cryptoblabes bistriga

(Haworth, 1811)1433 / 62.007

Davey, P., 2009: A local species in England and Wales, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.), birch (Betulua spp.) and alder (Alnus glutinosa). In Dorset, the moth is local among old oak/birch and oak/alder woodland where it is at low density; singletons have been noted where old oaks grow in open situations such as parkland, or along old field boundaries. Typical woodland sites where it may be found include Boys Wood, Powerstock Common, Oakers Wood, Castle Wood and Chase Woods. Although the... Read More

Additional Stats

Wingspan: 18-20 mm.
Flight: June / July
Foodplant:   Trees including oak and alder.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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