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73.021 ~ 2447 ~ Scarce Silver Y ~ Syngrapha Interrogationis
UK Status

Resident. Local C,N.

Montgomeryshire Status

A locally common species, found in moorland and mountains on the western side of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-40mm.

Confusion species

Ni Moth.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)




Heather, bilberry and bog bilberry.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva late July-early June. Pupates in a white cocoon formed on the foodplant.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by JBK, 15th July 2006, Lake Glaslyn

Photo by PRW, 29th June 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy