642 Batia unitella
(Hübner, 1796)Wingspan 12-16 mm.
This species is locally common in southern England, and occurs more scarcely as far north as Lancashrie and Yorkshire. It is rather less colourful than its close relatives lambdella and lunaris.
The adult flies from late June to August and sometimes comes to light
It is associated with wooded areas because the larvae, late September to May, feed on fungus on and under dead bark.