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2318 ~ Dun-bar ~ Cosmia trapezina
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-38mm.

Confusion species

Angle-striped Sallow.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats with trees and shrubs.

Foodplant

A wide range of broadleaf trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva April-Late June. Pupates in a cocoon amongst the plant litter.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 23th Aug 2008, Llanfyllin
 
Photo by PB, 25th July 2009,Cors Dyfi
 
Photo by PB, 25th July 2009,Cors Dyfi

Photo by DB, 7th June 2013, Middletown