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1868 ~ Lesser Treble-bar ~ Aplocera efformata
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A scarce species with only five records taken in the county. Most recently at Commins Coch in 2009.

Wingspan :  M & F, 35-41mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats.


St. John's-worts.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva September-May and late June-early August. Pupates underground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 12th Aug 2008, Commins Coch