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1907 ~ Bordered Beauty ~ Epione repandaria
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species but has been recorded in most of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-31mm.

Confusion species

The male Dark Bordered Beauty.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Rides and clearings in damp woodlands, also found in some gardens.

Foodplant

Sallows, grey willow, black poplar, alder and hazel.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva early May-mid July. Pupates amongst leaves around the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 18th July 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 4th Aug 2010, Llanfyllin