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1904 ~ Scorched Wing ~ Plagodis dolabraria
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-38mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland and scrub.


Downy birch, silver birch, oak, sallow, beech and sweet chestnut.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon on the ground. Larva late June-mid September.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 23rd May 2008, Llanfyllin