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47.001 ~ 0478 ~ Phaulernis fulviguttella ~ Yellow-spotted Lance-wing
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded on three occasions from the Welshpool area, 1967 being the last time.

Wingspan :   M & F, 10-11mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Damp places, wherever the foodplant is found.


Hogweed and wild angelica.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva feeds in spun seeds. Pupates in a frail cocoon on the ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by GBC, 12th Aug 2019, Lake Vyrnwy

Photo by GBC, 12th Aug 2019, Lake Vyrnwy