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45.043 ~ 1517 ~ Adaina microdactyla ~ Hemp-agrimony Plume
UK Status

Resident. Relatively common in the south of England, becoming less so further north into southern Scotland; scarce in Ireland

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2016 at Derwenlas in the far west of the county - just the 3rd record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 12-20mm.

Confusion species

A fairly distinctive species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Hemp agrimony

Lifestage data

Gall feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds within the stem and forming a gall. Pupates in the gall.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by AT, 16th June 2016, Derwenlas