1388 Udea Lutealis Pale Straw Pearl

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Wingspan 23-26 mm.

Phenology Flying at night between July and August, it can be found in any suitable habitat. esp round nettle

Description A common species asily recognised by the pale creamy forewings and darker cross-lines and outlined shapes although difficult to see in bright light

Life Cycle The caterpillars live in spring on a wide variety of herbaceous plants, including bramble (Rubus) and nettle