Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of grass moths (Pyralidae-Crambinae and Schoenobiinae)

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L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz

Implicit attributes

Unless indicated otherwise, the following attributes are implicit throughout the descriptions, except where the characters concerned are inapplicable.

Adults. Face without a conical hairy prominence. Labial palps short.

The adults not very sexually dimorphic. The fringe not chequered. Forewing of the male without a semitransparent patch in the cell. Forewings without conspicuous white marks at or near the apex.

Distribution and habitats. Widespread. Adults not hibernating.


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Cite this publication as: ‘Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2003 onwards. Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of grass moths (Pyralidae-Crambinae and Schoenobiinae). Version: 8th June 2016. delta-intkey.com’.

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