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62.03 ~ 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

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Dry stony ground with sparse vegetation.


Thought to feed on rock-rose and field wormwood.

Lifestage data

The early lifestage details of this species are unknown.
Montgomeryshire photos