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73.211 ~ 2313 ~ Angle-striped Sallow  ~ Enargia paleacea
UK Status

National scarce B. Found in scattered colonies throughout the UK.

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. First recorded at Rhoslan in the north of the county in 2020.

Wingspan :   M & F, 17-20mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland, upland and heathland with mature birch.


Silver & downy birch.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva late April to mid-June, hiding in spun leaves. Pupates underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by SS, 16th Aug 2020, Rhos y Brithdir