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73.267 ~ 2160 ~ Bright-line Brown-eye ~ Lacanobia oleracea
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-44mm.

Confusion species

Dog's Tooth, Broom Moth.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats.


A range of wild and cultivated herbaceous and woody plants.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 22nd June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 15th June 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by PB, 4th Oct 2007, Cors Dyfi
Photo by MW, 27th Sept 2013, Cors Dyfi
A pinkish form.