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2157 ~ Light Brocade ~ Lacanobia w-latinum
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

A local and very uncommon species. Unrecorded throughout most of the county, yet there is a good population in the north of the county at Llanfyllin.

Wingspan :  M & F, 37-42mm.

Confusion species

Beautiful Brocade, Dusky Brocade and the Saxon.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Heaths and heathy commons on calcareous soils and occasionally open woodland.

Foodplant

A range of herbaceous and woody plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva late June-August, feeds at night.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 28th May 2010, Llanfyllin