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73.105 ~ 2301 ~ Bird's Wing ~ Dypterygia scabriuscula
UK Status

Resident. Local SE,WC.

Montgomeryshire Status

A scarce and local species that has only been recorded from a few sites in the north-east of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-42mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland, heathland, and scrubby places.


Docks, sorrels and knotgrass.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva late June-September with an occasional second brood in September.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 20th June 2022, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 28th May 2010, Llanfyllin