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70.279 ~ 1957 ~ White-pinion Spotted ~ Lomographa bimaculata
UK Status

Resident. Common S,WC.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 27-31mm.

Confusion species

Clouded Silver.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, parkland, gardens and urban areas.

Foodplant

Blackthorn and hawthorn.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa just below the ground or amongst the debris on the soil. Larva late June-late August.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 21st Apr 2011, Llanfyllin