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1885 ~ Clouded Magpie ~ Abraxas sylvata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A local and less common species than the Magpie.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-48mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland and scrub.


Wych elm and English elm.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva mid July-early October.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 1st July 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MW, 25th July 2012, Cors Dyfi