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Udea lutealis (Hübner, [1809])

(Pale Straw Pearl)
63.0330 (B&F: 1388)

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

Synonym(s):

Udea elutalis auctt. nec ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats; probably generally distributed on the chalk between Eastbourne and Arundel and along parts of the coast where it is occasionally common. Increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to late August. Larvae feed on a wide variety of herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011).

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Udea lutealis (Hübner, 1809)

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