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70.253 ~ 1932 ~ Spring Usher ~ Agriopis leucophaearia
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A locally common species that may well be overlooked due to its early flight time.

Wingspan :  M, 31-37mm. F, wingless.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mostly mature oak woodland but also found in hedgerows, gardens and urban areas.



Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 5th Feb 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 2nd Feb 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 18th Feb 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 17th Feb 2011, Commins Coch