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1441  ~ Oncocera semirubella
UK Status

Resident. Found mostly in the southern most counties of England, local in Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2016 at Middletown in the north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 17-29mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Mainly on chalk or limestone.

Foodplant

Bird's-foot trefoil and clover

Lifestage data

Web forming. Eggs on foodplant. Larva feeds on leaves, later in a dense web. Pupates in a dense cocoon on plant or the ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 23rd July 2016, Middletown