The Moths of Suffolk
1294 Crambus pascuella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 1)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and not uncommon

Habitats : Gardens, grassland, heathland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to early August

Morley's Final Catalogue : An abundant species throughout the county and Britain.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 22-25mm


Confusion species
    AdultCrambus leucoschalis
Crambus silvella
Crambus uliginosellus
Crambus ericella

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2005) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Eye, Suffolk ( © Paul Kitchener
Ipswich, Suffolk ( © A Prichard
ab.obscurellus - Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2010) © Neil Sherman