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73.026 ~ 2412 ~ Silver Hook ~ Deltote uncula
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C,NW.

Montgomeryshire Status

A local species first recorded at Cors Dyfi in the west of the county in 2011 .

Wingspan :  M & F, 20-22 mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Fens, marshes, heathland and moorland.


Grasses and sedges.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a strong cocoon underground. Larva July-September.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MW, 22nd June 2011, Cors Dyfi