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73.005 ~ 2430 ~ Scar Bank Gem ~ Ctenoplusia limbirena
UK Status

Migrant. Very rare, not more than 20 previous records.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2014 at Commins Coch in the west of the county. This is the first time this species has been recorded in Wales and it has only been recorded on around 20 previous occasions in UK.

Wingspan :  M & F, 38-46mm.

Confusion species

Silver Y,  Ni Moth.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Found anywhere.


A wide range of low plants.

Lifestage data

Not known to overwinter in the UK.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 28th Oct 2014, Commins Coch