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70.09 ~ 1755 ~ Chevron ~ Eulithis testata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species throughout the county. Sometimes found in good numbers.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-40mm.

Confusion species

Northern Spinach.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Moorland & upland places. Also found to lesser extent in lowland fens, marshes, heathland and woodland.

Foodplant

Sallows, creeping willow, aspen & poplars.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as egg on foodplant. Larva May-June. Pupates between spun leaves on the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PB, 17th July 2011, Morben ISAF