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70.059 ~ 1742 ~ Yellow Shell ~ Camptogramma bilineata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded sparsely, but has been found in most low lying parts of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-32mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most lowland habitats.


Many herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva on the foodplant. Larva July-late May. Pupates in loose soil.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 27th July 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by TS, 12th June 2012, Ty Brith NR