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1408 ~ Palpita vitrealis
UK Status

Migrant. An uncommon migrant found chiefly along the southern seaboard of England, numbers vary each year.

Montgomeryshire Status

Records from Commins Coch in 2006 & 2013.

Wingspan :   M & F, 27-31mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (?)

Habitat

Could turn up anywhere.

Foodplant

Abroad it feeds on Jasmine and olive.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid singly on foodplant. Larva feeds openly on leaves. Pupates in a cocoon formed amongst the leaves of the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 27th June 2006, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 14th Aug 2013, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 26th Oct 2013, Commins Coch