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1745 ~ Mallow ~ Larentia clavaria
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

Rarely recorded, in the eastern side of the county only.

Wingspan :  M & F, 36-40mm.

Confusion species

Shaded Broad-bar.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Generally damp places.


Common mallow, marsh mallow, tree-mallow and hollyhock.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva April-June. Pupates in the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 30th Sept 2011, Middletown