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641 Batia lambdella

(Donovan, 1793)

Adult
Batia lambdella (Adult)

Adult

Gower, Glamorgan

(Photo © David Painter)

Adult

Gower, Glamorgan

(Photo © David Painter)

641 Batia lambdella

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641 Batia lambdella

(Donovan, 1793)

Wingspan 11-17 mm.

Very similar to B. lunaris, but about 50% larger.

In England it has a similar range to that species, but can also be found in parts of Scotland and Ireland.

The larva feeds in the dead parts of stems, particularly gorse (Ulex).

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