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1358 ~ Evergestis pallidata
UK Status

Resident. Locally common in southern Britain as far north as the Midlands and Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a few sites in the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 24-29mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Damp woodland and marshy places.

Foodplant

Winter cress.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds gregariously on the leaves, resting side by side when not feeding. Pupates in a cocoon below the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 26th June 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by PB, 13th July 2010, Morben ISAF