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63.057 ~ 1356 ~ Evergestis forficalis ~ Garden Pebble
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Scattered records throughout the county, never common though.

Wingspan :   M & F, 27-31mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine+)


Gardens and allotments.


Cruciferar Spp.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds openly on the leaves. Pupates in a strong silken cocoon below the soil.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 1st Aug 2009, Llanfyllin