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1792s1 ~ Dark Umber ~ Philereme transversata
UK Status

Local. S, (SW),C.

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. A local species first recorded in 2012 at Middletown in the north-east of the county. This was only the seventh record for north Wales.

Wingspan :  M & F, 31-40mm.

Confusion species

Brown Scallop.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Grassy and open places especially woodland rides and clearings with thick vegetation.


Buckthorn and alder buckthorn.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva late April-early June.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 26th July 2012, Middletown