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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)

Habitat

Moorland.

Foodplant

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.
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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