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49.111 ~ 0954 ~ Eupoecilia angustana angustana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from four sites in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-15mm.

Confusion species

E. ambiguella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland and downland.


Many herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in spun flowers and seeds. Pupates in larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 23rd May 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 4th Oct 2010, Commins Coch