Moth- Barred Straw
Fact File
Taken at Skateraw on 18th June 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 

Moth - Barred Straw.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Eulithis pyraliata.
Geometridae.
Lepidoptera.
Larval Food:
Description:


Wingspan:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Various Bedstraws.
The forewings are bright yellow with two narrow
brown fascia. The hindwings are cream but are
rarely seen due to the characteristic resting position.
28 - 33 mm.
Hedgerows, gardens, woodland rides, scrubby grassland.
Mid June - Early August