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1790 ~ Tissue ~ Triphosa dubitata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, recorded from scattered locations throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-48mm.

Confusion species

Scarce Tissue and Irish Annulet.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Foodplant

Buckthorn and alder buckthorn.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a adult in outhouses, farm buildings or caves, sometimes in large numbers of 40 or more. Larva May-early July.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 13th Aug 2007, Commins Coch