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1497 ~ Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed over much of the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from several sites in the northern half of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 17-23mm.

Confusion species


A. punctidactyla.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)

Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feed on the flowers and young leaves. Pupates on the host plant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 27th Aug 2006, Commins Coch

Photo by PB, 6th Apr 2011, Morben Isaf

Photo by PRW, 18th Sept 2011, Commins Coch