Crassa unitella

    Alt Name
    Golden-brown Tubic, Batia unitella

    Golden-brown, with contrasting orange head and palps.

    Identification difficulty

    Well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    Late June to August.

    Life History

    Larvae- (from late September to May), feed on fungus on and under dead bark.

    UK Status

    This species is locally common in Southern England, and occurs more scarcely as far North as Lancashire and Yorkshire.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent but not common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = B (scarce resident or restricted distribution or regular migrant)

    28.014 BF642

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map