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73.228 ~ 2254 ~ Grey Chi ~ Antitype chi
UK Status

Resident. Common N,C,(S).

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, recorded in very low numbers at scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-40mm.

Confusion species

Grey Shoulder-knot.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Moorland, open grassy places, upland scrub, parkland and gardens.


Docks and sorrels.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva late April-June, feeding at night. Pupates under the soil in a strong cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 20th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by MEG, 24th Aug 2015, Llandyssil