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73.168 ~ 2336 ~ Double Lobed ~ Lateroligia ophiogramma
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, that has been recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-35mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


A range of wet and boggy places.


Reed canary-grass and Reed sweet-grass.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva in the stem of the foodplant. Larva August-early June. Pupates in a cocoon in the leaf litter or underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PB, 25th July 2009, Cors Dyfi