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1400 ~ Antigastra catalaunalis
UK Status

Migrant. A rare migrant to the British Isles, mainly found in the southern counties of England.

Montgomeryshire Status

This very rare species was first recorded in Middletown in the north-east of the county in 2011.

Wingspan :   M & F, 19-22mm.

Confusion species

Nascia cilialis.
Flight time & Voltinity (?)


Could turn up anywhere.


Antirrhinum, linaria vulgaris & sesame.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. The Larva makes shelter by rolling up young leaves and webbing them together with silk. They feed inside their shelter. Pupal site unknown.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 3rd Oct 2011, Middletown