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1413 ~ Hypsopygia costalis ~ Gold Triangle
UK Status

Resident. Locally common in Britain as far north as Lancashire.

Montgomeryshire Status

A widespread, but fairly uncommon species.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-22mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Haystacks, squirrels drays, and thatch.

Foodplant

Dried vegetable matter.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on food source. Larva feeds openly on dried vegetable matter. Pupates in an oval cocoon.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 21st Sept 2006, Commins Coch