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1894 ~ Latticed Heath ~ Chiasmia clathrata clathrata
UK Status

Resident and suspected migrant. Common S,C,N.

Montgomeryshire Status

A scarce species with only eight records in the data base. Last recorded in 2011 at Cors Dyfi in the far west of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 26-32mm.

Confusion species

Common Heath.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mostly associated with lucerne crops and to a lesser extent found in many other habitats.

Foodplant

Clovers trefoils and lucerne.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva June-July and mid August-September.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MW, 9th Aug 2011, Cors Dyfi