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65.007 ~ 1651 ~ Chinese Character ~ Cilix glaucata
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A widespread and common species.

Wingspan :  M & F, 22-27mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats.


Blackthorn, hawthorn, crab apple, bramble, rowan and pear.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon in a folded leaf or debris on the ground. Larva mid June-mid July and late August-September.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th July 2009, Llanfyllin