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2306 ~ Angle Shades ~ Phlogophora meticulosa
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 45-52mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


All habitats.


A range of wild and cultivated herbaceous and woody plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva, feeding in mild weather. Larva found all year round. Pupates in a cocoon just under the soil, or where ever else is available.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 17th Sept 2008, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 31st Aug 2009, Llanfyllin