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73.365 ~ 2117 ~ Autumnal Rustic ~ Eugnorisma glareosa
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-38mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Mostly open habitats including open woodland, downland, heathland, moorland, and hedgerows.

Foodplant

Low growing herbaceous plants, scrubby birches and sallow.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva near the soil. Larva Oct-May, feed at night. Pupates underground in fragile cocoon.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 24th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin