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74.003 ~ 2077 ~ Short-cloaked Moth ~ Nola cucullatella
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A local species found mainly in the south and east of the county, but can be a fairly common where found.

Wingspan :  M & F, 15-20mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland, hedgerows, scrub and gardens.


Hawthorn, blackthorn, apple, plum and pear.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-June. Pupates attached to a twig in a cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 10th July 2010, Llanfyllin