Oecophoridae : Oecophorinae
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Batia lunaris
Lesser Tawny Tubic
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Batia lambdella
Greater Tawny Tubic

(Donovan, 1793)641 / 28.017
Norfolk status
About twice the size of previous similar species.
Locally fairly common.
Larva feeds under dead bark of twigs of gorse.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p83]

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
02/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 13-18mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Dead bark (Gorse)
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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