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2394 ~ Anomalous ~ Stilbia anomala
UK Status

Resident. Local (S), SW,W,N.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly local species, recorded in small numbers each year.

Wingspan :  M & F, 29-36mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Lowland heathland, coastal grasslands, grassy uplands and moorland.

Foodplant

Wavy hair-grass and tufted hair-grass.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva October-April. Pupates in a cocoon underground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 31st Aug 2009, Commins Coch
Pic shows a male

Photo by PRW, 11th Sept 2006, Commins Coch
Pic shows a female

Photo by MMG, 18th Apr 2015, Hafren Forest

Photo by MMG, 18th Apr 2015, Hafren Forest