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2463 ~ Burnet Companion ~ Euclidia glyphica
UK Status

Resident. Common. S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A day flying species, first recorded in 2012 at Pont Llogel in the north of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-34mm.

Confusion species

Goldwing.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Dry or damp grassland on calcareous soils.

Foodplant

Clovers, vetches and trefoils. 

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa, in a cocoon amongst plant debris. Larva feeds at night, late June-late August. 
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by AH, 12th June 2012, Pont Llogel