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73.264 ~ 2158 ~ Pale-shouldered Brocade ~ Lacanobia thalassina
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-44mm.

Confusion species

Dusky Brocade, Dark Brocade, Beautiful Brocade and Dog's Tooth.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats.


A wide range of mainly woody plants, such as hawthorn, oak and sallow.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in an underground cocoon. Larva late June-early September, feeds at night.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin