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2159 ~ Dog's Tooth ~ Lacanobia suasa
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A rare species with just a few records coming from the far west of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-42mm.

Confusion species

Dusky Brocade, Pale-shouldered Brocade and the Stranger.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Fens, marshes, riverbanks and other wet places, but also occurs in drier farmland and some urban areas.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva late June-July and late August-September, feeds at night.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 7th Aug 2017, Cors Dyfi

Photo by MMG, 2nd June 2018, Cors Dyfi