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73.26 ~ 2149 ~ Silvery Arches ~ Polia hepatica
UK Status

Resident and suspected migrant. Nat. Scarce B

Montgomeryshire Status

A 'Nationally Scarce B' species. Only recorded three times in the county (all old data). No specific year was given with any of the recorder information.

Wingspan :  M & F, 43-52mm.

Confusion species

Grey Arches and Pale Shining Brown.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Heathland with scrub, moorland, river valleys and open woodland.


Birch, sallow and bog myrtle.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva late July-May. Pupates underground.
Montgomeryshire photos