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73.202 ~ 2237s1 ~ Grey Shoulder-knot ~ Lithophane ornitopus
UK Status

Resident. Common S,WC.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-42mm.

Confusion species

Grey Chi.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland and parkland.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as an adult, then mating in the spring. Larva May-July. Pupates under the soil in a strong cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th Oct 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by PB, 14th Oct 2010, Morben ISAF