Pyralidae: Crambinae

06253 Crambus perlella, (Scopoli, 1763)

BF1302 (ABH63.088)


General Information

The typical form of this species is creamy white with a slight silken lustre. There is also a differently-marked form, f. warringtonellus, which has heavy streaking.

Wingspan: 21-28 mm.
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Grassland, gardens, woodland, heathland and fens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.