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1380 ~ Anania perlucidalis
UK Status

Resident. Generally a scarce species found mainly in the fenland and coastal areas of southern and south-east England.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county, which is also the very first record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 21-23mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Fenland and marshland?

Foodplant

Thistles?

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds externally on the leaves. Pupation site unknown.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 18th July 2013, Middletown