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1864 ~ Streak ~ Chesias legatella
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species but it has been recorded from much of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 35-38mm.

Confusion species

Broom-tip


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mainly in heathland, moorland and open woodland, also found in gardens and some sand dune systems.

Foodplant

Broom.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva May-June. Pupates underground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th Oct 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 15th Oct 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by DB, 10th Oct 2012, Middletown