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1732 ~ Shaded Broad-bar ~ Scotopteryx chenopodiata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species that has a definite distribution bias towards the east of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-38mm.

Confusion species

Mallow and Snout

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Open grassy places.


Clovers and vetches.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva August-June. Probably pupates in plant debris.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 16th July 2011, Llanfyllin