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63.018 ~ 1378 ~ Anania coronata ~ Elder Pearl
UK Status

Resident. Found commonly throughout Britain as far north as Durham.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from scattered sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 23-26mm.

Confusion species

P. stachydalis.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a web on the underside of a leaf and feeds on young growth. Pupates in a silken cocoon under fallen leaves or bark.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 2nd June 2011, Llanfyllin