Lepidoptera Crambus Hortuellus Moth

This is also an abundant species, to be met with everywhere during June and July.

Hortuellus Moths Fig. 222.-Hortuellus.

Its fore wings are dull ochreous brown. The wing rays are whitish near the inner margin, and a brown line with a silvery edging crosses near the hind margin. The hind wings are dull smoky brown, with a shining surface, and the fringe is light.

The larva is pale grey with dark grey spots, and may be found among moss in April and May.