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1457 ~ Hypochalcia ahenella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local in the southern half of England, very local in Wales, northern England and Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

An extremely old record from the south of the county at Mochdre in 1937.

Wingspan :   M & F, 22-32mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Dry stony ground with sparse vegetation.

Foodplant

Thought to feed on rock-rose and field wormwood.

Lifestage data

The early lifestage details of this species are unknown.
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