|1933 ~ Scarce Umber ~ Agriopis aurantiaria|
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.
Mature woodland, hedgerows, gardens and urban areas.
Most broadleaf trees.
Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva April-mid June.
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Photo by MDH, 15th Nov 2008, Llanfyllin
Photo by DB, 7th June 2013, Middletown