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73.329 ~ 2102 ~ Flame Shoulder ~ Ochropleura plecta
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county. 

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-34mm.

Confusion species

Radford's Flame Shoulder.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats up to a mid altitude.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa just below the soil. Larva June-July and September-October, feeding at night.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 20th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin