Porter's Rustic Athetis hospes
Porter's Rustic Athetis hospes
Adult • Salthouse, Norfolk • © Mike Williams

73.104 BF2392a
Porter's Rustic Athetis hospes

(Freyer, [1831])


Wingspan 26-30 mm.

Since the first record in 1978 on mainland Cornwall, there have a number additional occurrences, mostly on the Isles of Scilly.

The Salthouse example illustrated was the first record for Norfolk.

Abroad, the species flies in May/June and August/September, and the larvae feed on a range of low-growing plants.
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