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1758 ~ Barred Straw ~ Gandaritis pyraliata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 33-38mm.

Confusion species

Spinach.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Cleavers and bedstraws.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva mid April-mid June. Pupates in plant debris.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 18th June 2007, Commins Coch