72.061 BF2484 – Pinion-streaked Snout – Erebidae – Schrankia costaestrigalis


Pinion-streaked Snout Erebidae – Hypenodinae – Schrankia costaestrigalis

STATUS A resident that is rare and locally distributed in Derbyshire. First recorded in 1973 and seems to be expanding its range in recent years and is being recorded across the central and southern areas of the county.

ID POINTERS – A small and slender moth that can easily be mistaken for a pyralid or other micro-moth. Has a narrow forewing and a habit of sitting at a slight upright angle. Ground colour is a dull straw-brown with a darker triangular patch, central and along the leading edge. A large broad pale-straw band across the outer edge contrasts with the darker upper area. Through this outer band is often a pale whitish-cream streak that runs inwards from the tip.

FLIGHT PERIOD – On the wing July – October. 

IMAGES – Darley Dale, Derbyshire – Simon Roddis© 

Pinion-streaked Snout


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