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2138 ~ Green Arches ~ Anaplectoides prasina
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 43-53mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Broadleaf woodland and carr.

Foodplant

A range of herbaceous and woody plants including, dock, honeysuckle, bramble, primrose and bilberry.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva August-May, feeding at night. Pupates underground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 8th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 7th June 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy