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70.231 ~ 1910 ~ Lilac Beauty ~ Apeira syringaria
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, but has been recorded from scattered sites around the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-42mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Broadleaf woodland and scrub.

Foodplant

Broadleaved trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva on the foodplant. Larva August-May.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain