1365 Pyrausta despicata

Double-brooded. Overwintering stage uncertain, possibly as a pupa

Usual larval stages - June and August to September

Adult forewing - around 6.5 to 9.5mm. Flies May to June and July to August

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of plantains (Plantago spp.)

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