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62.065 ~ 1474 ~ Ephestia unicolorella
UK Status

Resident. A fairly common species found in the southern half of Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2010 at Llanfyllin in the north of the county. This is only the second record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F, 14-20mm.

Confusion species

E. elutella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever foodplant is found.


Ivy, yew and alder.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva probably feeds on dried leaves and other plant matter. Pupates a silken cocoon on the plant.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 22nd June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 22nd June 2010, Llanfyllin