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1006 ~ Epagoge grotiana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread throughout the British Isles, can be locally common, more scarce in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a few sites, in either side of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 13-17mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Mainly a woodland species.

Foodplant

Many trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds openly on the leaves. Pupates in spun leaves.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 27th July 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 24th July 2007, Commins Coch