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73.368 ~ 2136 ~ Gothic ~ Naenia typica
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

Not too common a species, usually found as singletons, although it has been recorded throughout much of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 36-46mm.

Confusion species

Bordered Gothic and Feathered Gothic.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Fens, marshes, riverbanks and other wet places. Also gardens and hedgerows.


A range of wild and cultivated herbaceous and woody plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva July-April, feeding at night. Pupates underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 18th July 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 24th June 2010, Commins Coch