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70.087 ~ 1752 ~ Purple Bar ~ Cosmorhoe ocellata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-30mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Bedstraws.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a cocooned fully grown larva. Larva June-July and September-April.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 13th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin