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1424 ~ Endotricha flammealis
UK Status

Resident. Local but widespread in the southern half of England and Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found at two sites closely situated in the extreme west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 18-22mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Bushy habitats also bracken.


A wide range of plants and bushes, and leaf litter.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva initially feed on the leaves of the foodplant but later descends to the ground and feeds on leaf litter. Pupates in an oval cocoon in the leaf litter.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 25th July 2009, Cors Dyfi