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73.213 ~ 2312 ~ Olive ~ Ipimorpha subtusa
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A very uncommon and local species that has been recorded on just a few occasions on the eastern side of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-34mm.

Confusion species

Double Kidney.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Broadleaf woodland, parks, gardens and wet places.


Aspen and poplars.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg laid on the foodplant. Larva early April-May. Pupates in an underground cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by JBK, 1st Sept 2006, Moel y Garth

Photo by DB, 29th July 2010, Middletown