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1781 nbsp;~ Small Waved Umber ~ Horisme vitalbata
UK Status

Resident. Common. S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A local species, associated with limestone. Recorded for the first time in the east of the county at Llanymynech Rocks in 2011. 

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-35mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland & scrub on calcareous soils.


Traveller's Joy.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa on the ground amongst plant debris. Larva May, June and August.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech