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73.255 ~ 2145 ~ Nutmeg ~ Anarta trifolii
UK Status

Resident and suspected migrant. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A rare species. An individual to light at Llandyssil in 2020 was the first county record since 1988.

Wingspan :  M & F, 23-39mm.

Confusion species

White Colon, Dusky Brocade, Confused.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


A range of fairly open places.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a slight cocoon underground. Larva late June-July and September-October, feeding at night.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MEG, 3rd August 2020, Llandyssil