Anania fuscalis
Anania fuscalis
Adult • Maesteg, Glamorgan • © Paul Parsons

63.016 BF1386
Anania fuscalis

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


Wingspan 20-26 mm.

A weakly-coloured and patterned species, the habitats of this moth are damp pastures, grassland and marshy areas.

It is locally distributed throughout most of Britain, but not especially common.

The foodplants are yellow rattle (Rhinanthus minor) and common cow-wheat (Melampyrum pratense).

The single generation of moths are on the wing in June.
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