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70.3 ~ 1667 ~ Blotched Emerald ~ Comibaena bajularia
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. Recorded only from the east of the county. Montgomeryshire is at the western edge of the distribution of this moth, and it's consequently an uncommon species for north Wales.

Wingspan :  M & F, 29-33mm

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Established woodland with mature oaks.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva late July-early June. Pupates in a fragile cocoon in the leaf litter.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 14th June 2011, Middletown

Photo by MMG, 16th June 2018, Llanymynech