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1933 ~ Scarce Umber ~ Agriopis aurantiaria
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species that is overlooked due to its very late/early flight time in the year.

Wingspan :  M, 40-44mm. F, almost wingless.

Confusion species

Mottled Umber.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Mature woodland, hedgerows, gardens and urban areas.

Foodplant

Most broadleaf trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva April-mid June.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th Nov 2008, Llanfyllin
 
Photo by DB, 7th June 2013, Middletown