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1874 ~ Dingy Shell ~ Euchoeca nebulata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A scarce and local species, recorded from a few scattered sites across the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 23-25mm.

Confusion species

Small Yellow Wave and Small White Wave.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Damp and marshy places or along water courses.

Foodplant

Alder.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in plant debris on or just under the ground. Larva late June-August.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 25th June 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 15th July 2009, Llanfyllin