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Batia lunaris (Haworth, 1828)

(Lesser Tawny Tubic)
28.0150 (B&F: 640)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. Usually seen in small numbers at mv light. Widespread in the west, perhaps less so in the east. Adults fly mainly from late June to late July, occasionally to mid August. Larvae feed on lichens under dead bark (Pratt, 2011).

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Lewes, 15 vii 2011 Photo: Peter Tinning

Batia lunaris (Haworth, 1828)

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