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1388 ~ Udea lutealis
UK Status

Resident. Common to abundant throughout most of the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

A very common species throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 23-26mm.

Confusion species

Ebulea crocealis.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


All kinds of waste ground.


Various herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a web under the lower leaves. Pupates in a folded leaf or between jointed leaves.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th July 2009, Llanfyllin