Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae

01424 Ash Bud Moth Prays fraxinella, (Bjerkander, 1784)

BF0449 (ABH22.002)

Christophstal, July 2013
Christophstal, July 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, July 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 2012-2013
 2014
 2015
 2016-onwards


General Information

This species has a unicolourous dark form which is found later in the year. This form is recognized as a distinct species Prays ruficeps in some countries.


Wingspan: 14-17mm
Foodplant(s): Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
Flying: One generation, June-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Unknown

Habitat

Woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Baden-W├╝rttemberg.

Last recorded in July 2013



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, yellow, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5