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1903 ~ Barred Umber ~ Plagodis pulveraria
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-38mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mainly ancient broadleaf woodland.

Foodplant

Hazel, downy birch, silver birch, hawthorn and some species of sallow.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 2nd May 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by DB, 21st Apr 2011, Middletown