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0663 ~ Diurnea fagella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and often common, found throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Fairly common, recorded across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 26-30mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Woodland.

Foodplant

Many deciduous trees.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on food source. Larva feeds between flatly spun leaves (one above the other). Pupates in a cocoon in detritus or in the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 16th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 16th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin
Pic shows melanic form

Photo by PB, 13th Mar 2012, Morben ISAF