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2163 ~ Broom Moth ~ Ceramica pisi
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 33-42mm.

Confusion species

Bright-line Brown-eye.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


A range of fairly open places, including gardens.


A wide range of herbaceous and woody plants.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 3rd July 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 21st Sept 2008, Commins Coch