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63.016 ~ 1386 ~ Anania fuscalis ~ Cinerous Pearl
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

A single very old record from the south of the county at Mochdre in 1937.

Wingspan :   M & F, 20-26mm.

Confusion species

Mutuuraia terralis and Udea prunalis.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Meadows, marshland, open woodland and northern moorlands.


Yellow rattle and common cow-wheat

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds in the flowers and seed capsules. Pupates in a tough semi-transparent cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos