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1858 ~ V-Pug ~ Chloroclystis v-ata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 14-19mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most lowland areas.


The flowers of dog-rose, hawthorn, traveller's-joy, bramble, elder, mugwort and many other species.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva mid June-mid July and late August-early October.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th May 2010, Llanfyllin