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Anania fuscalis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
previously: Opsibotys fuscalis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

(Cinerous Pearl)
63.0160 (B&F: 1386)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Pyraloidea
  »Family: Crambidae
   »Subfamily: Pyraustinae
    »Tribe: Endotrichini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

A resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly, although locally very common at mv light on the Downs. Colonies are well distributed on the chalk but scarce elsewhere. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to late July. Larvae feed on cow-wheat, louse-wort and yellow rattle. (Pratt, 2011).

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Bracklesham, 05 vi 2016 Photo: Derek Lee

Opsibotys fuscalis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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Distribution map for Opsibotys fuscalis

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Phenology chart for Opsibotys fuscalis

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