Satin Grass-veneer

63.088 BF1302 Crambus perlella (Scopoli, 1763) Forewing Length 11-14mm (3/8-1/2in)

This is quite a plain but silky looking grass moth. A streaked form called f. warringtonellus can also occur.

The adult flies July to August, and can be seen in grasslands. Common and widespread. The larva feeds on various grasses.

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