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72.023 ~ 2059 ~ Clouded Buff ~ Diacrisia sannio
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon and local species, but it has been recorded from much of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 35-50mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mostly heathland and moorland, but also found in grassland and open woodland.

Foodplant

Heathers and herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva July-May.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 13th June 2010, Commins Coch


Photo by PRW, 13th June 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MMG, 7th June 2014, Trafel Gwyn