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1788 ~ Scarce Tissue ~ Hydria cervinalis
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the north-east of the county. This was the first record for north Wales since 1928.

Wingspan :  M & F, 42-48mm.

Confusion species

The Tissue.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Hedgerows, parks and gardens.

Foodplant

Barberry and berberis sp.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an adult in caves and other dark places. Larva June to July.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 31st May 2013, Middletown

Photo by DB, 31st May 2013, Middletown
Pic shows diagonostic two black dots on leading edge of forewing

Photo by DB, 31st May 2013, Middletown
Pic shows diagnostic features on underside of forewing