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2297x ~ Copper Underwing agg.~ Amphipyra sp.
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 47-54mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mostly in woodland but also found in open scrub, parks, hedgerows and gardens.


A wide range of broadleaf trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva mid April-early June. Pupates underground.
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