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2305 ~ Small Angle Shades ~ Euplexia lucipara
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-35mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Woodland, heathland, moorland, parks and gardens.

Foodplant

Herbaceous and woody plants.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 18th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin