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Udea lutealis

(Hübner, 1809)1388 / 63.033

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva is polyphagous on herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is common locally within tall grassland on chalky soils where it may easily be disturbed from downland plants such as greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa). Elsewhere, it is very local in damp woodland such as Melbury Park, Bracket's Coppice, Bere Wood and Arne Wood, and fen habitat at Crossways.


Additional Stats

Wingspan: 23-26 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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