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32.002 ~ 0667 ~ Semioscopis steinkellneriana
UK Status

Resident. A local species found throughout much of England except the south-west, scattered areas in Scotland except the far north and Wales except the south.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found locally in the county at Commins Coch and Llanfyllin.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-23mm.

Confusion species

S. avellanella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Blackthorn thickets.


Blackthorn, rowan and hawthorn.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on a shoot or twig. Larva within a folded down open ended leaf. Pupates in a cocoon in detritus on the ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 28th Apr 2007, Commins Coch