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63.002 ~ 1368 ~ Loxostege sticticalis ~ Diamond-spot Pearl
UK Status

Migrant. A scarce species which can crop up anywhere.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2019 at Middletown in the north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 24-29mm.

Confusion species

Fairly distinctive.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Eating the upper sides of the leaves between the veins. Pupates over winter.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DHB, 3rd Aug 2019, Middletown