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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

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

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.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th July 2009, Llanfyllin