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70.265 ~ 1941 ~ Mottled Beauty ~ Alcis repandata repandata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 43-56mm.

Confusion species

Feathered Beauty, Satin Beauty, Great Oak Beauty and Willow Beauty.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Many species of broadleaved trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 29th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy

Photo by PRW, 8th June 2011, Commins Coch